How to use a business mistake to enhance your reputation

By Sarah Cordiner / 14/12/2015

Making it right when you’ve got it wrong: How to use a business mistake to enhance your reputation Today when I arrived at the office, I was faced with an entire team of panic-stricken staff, some tears, and looks of dread-laden terror. I knew something had gone wrong. Really wrong. As a company that promotes itself…

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The biggest mistake educators make when managing classroom behaviour

By Sarah Cordiner / 14/12/2015

What is good behaviour, and how do you get a certain group of people to behave in a certain way that allows for teachers to teach, and learners to learn in the most productive ways possible? These questions have been asked for many years, and there are many oppressive theories behind resolutions to ‘bad’ behaviour.…

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10 Steps Towards Starting a Registered Training Organisation

By Sarah Cordiner / 14/12/2015

Why? Becoming a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) is the ultimate opportunity to contribute to your industry and area of expertise. Any business can deliver training, but it takes high quality and highly committed businesses to obtain the authorative and respectable status of a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). It is ONLY RTOs that are permitted to…

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What is the role of the adult educator in the welfare to work sector?

By Sarah Cordiner / 14/12/2015

There’s a lot to be said about our roles as educators – and they definitely don’t get easier when you have a class full of adults. I’m a Trainer and CEO of a company that runs various activities and training initiatives for the long term unemployed, benefit claimants and offenders – often referred to as…

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Keeping up with RTO compliance is getting tougher!

By Sarah Cordiner / 14/12/2015

Australian Registered Training Organisations! If you are an RTO, no doubt you are spending a lot of time and frustration on your training and assessment resources, particularly with the ever changing compliance conditions…As I’m sure you’re aware, training packages are often upgraded, meaning that RTO’s constantly have a big job of getting and staying compliant…

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How A Business Woman's Failure Caused The Rising Of A New Breed Of Entrepreneur

By Sarah Cordiner / 07/08/2015

How A Business Woman’s Failure Caused The Rising Of  A New Breed Of Entrepreneur After migrating to Australia just 3 years ago, I’d gone from having nowhere to live and not a friend in the world, to having a business valued at more than $3 million dollars and 23 staff. My company, MainTraining was primarily…

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Getting Your Learning Programs Right

By Sarah Cordiner / 04/08/2015

“A universal human need is to improve and progress in life. Nobody wants to think their life will be worse tomorrow than it is today. Within that concept is our hunger to learn.”  (Shovlin, 2005. p.6) Like most adolescents, I had no idea what I wanted to do when I left school. But I did…

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Edupreneur Awards 2015 Opening Speech by Sarah Cordiner

By Sarah Cordiner / 01/08/2015
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What Is Edupreneurship & How Can It Make Me Money?

By Sarah Cordiner / 17/06/2015

((This video is an extract from a 45min webinar – watch the full webinar here: http://bit.ly/1Ix0iVF))) What is Edupreneurship? Becoming an Edupreneur is essentially taking what you have in your head –  your knowledge, your skills, your expertise, your experiences – and turning it into a profitable learning product or program, such as face to…

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Why Sharing Your Trade Secrets Will Win You The Trade

By Sarah Cordiner / 26/04/2015

How many times have you opened your email only to find countless spam emails that you have to delete and block? How many times have you opened your mailbox to find advertisements from pizza places and credit card companies, that you then have to throw away? When you walk on the street and someone shoves…

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