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In Focus Edition 572, 22 Sep

Ten days ago at the VELG Conference in Brisbane Minister McFarlane made some very significant announcements about the VET system in this country. He prefaced the announcements with this statement, “The most important goal of the skills and training sector is to provide industry with the skill... Read more

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ITENZ Annual Conference Edition 572, 22 Sep

The Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand (ITENZ) held their annual Conference on 11 and 12 September 2014 at the Rydges Lakeland Resort in Queenstown. ACPET Chair, Martin Cass attended after receiving an invitation to attend as guests of the Board of ITENZ. ITENZ is ACPET’s sister peak... Read more

Does NCVER information meet your needs? Edition 572, 22 Sep

NCVER is keen to hear from RTOs about the information you use, its usefulness and any suggested changes in their online survey. They are looking at ways to improve and your responses will help them make future decisions. So, have your say; it’ll only take 5-10 minutes and all responses are ano... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills webinar - 25 November Edition 572, 22 Sep

ACPET is delivering a Commonwealth-funded series of Foundation Skills professional development events starting in October 2014 until June 2016. These workshops will be delivered as face to face sessions, ‘live webinars’ and a home tuition pack for those unable to attend the other session... Read more

What are skill sets and how do they work? Edition 572, 22 Sep

Did you know that there are currently 1,125 skill sets defined in national Training Packages? How might you promote and maximise the use of skill sets effectively with your industry partners? A 2013 report by the Resources Industry Training Council Skill suggested that: ‘Skill sets prep... Read more

Skills for sustainability - lead the way while making savings Edition 572, 22 Sep

There are significant opportunities for providers that engage with sustainability or ‘Green Skills’ and prepare to respond to the demand from industry for up-skilling existing workers and training job seekers for implementing sustainable practices in the workplace. This webinar will out... Read more

New in 2014! Using Captivate or Articulate Storyline to develop self-paced e-learning content Edition 572, 22 Sep

Many training organisations use rapid elearning software to easily develop in-house engaging self-paced course content and assessment as part of a Blended Delivery Strategy. During this session, we’ll explore two industry standard examples - Captivate 8 and Articulate Storyline, which can be... Read more

Calling all CRICOS Registered Members - TPS Post Legislation Review Edition 572, 22 Sep

TPS PIR Consultation Paper Comments sought from all CRICOS Registered Members by Friday 26 Sep 2014 Your input is needed for a Post-Implementation Review (PIR) of some of the legislative changes that resulted from the 2012 amendments to the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS... Read more

Unique Student Identifier (USI) information for training providers Edition 572, 22 Sep

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) initiative will impact all providers of nationally recognised training. From 1 January 2015 it will be a requirement under Commonwealth legislation and their conditions of registration that providers have a valid USI for a student before they issue that student wi... Read more

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