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In Focus Edition 564, 28 Jul

Good Morning Everyone, I want to provide some commentary on the following three areas: 1. Higher Education It is really important for all private Higher Education providers to provide whatever support is possible to the proposed changes to Higher Education. I am aware that we will not all agree w... Read more

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ACPET's LLN Capable project - working towards our VET sector show case: Quest Training Solutions Edition 564, 28 Jul

On 14 - 15 August, participants of ACPET's current RTO LLN Capable project will be showcasing their LLN products developed as part of this project. One of the participants is Quest Training Solutions who are based in Canberra. Question Training Solutions have developed a tool that assists in... Read more

Only a few places left! Using social media ethically in a training institution Edition 564, 28 Jul

Can you afford not to engage with your current and potential clients on a person-to-person level? Do you and your workforce understand and apply appropriate professional standards and ethics when using social media with clients? Understand the key factors in using social media in an education conte... Read more

Last chance! Retention of assessments - smart solutions for busy RTO administrators Edition 564, 28 Jul

How much is enough? How do I know when to stop collecting? How do I store it? RTOs are required to keep students summative assessment records for set periods of time. Regulators, such as ASQA, the VRQA and TAC as well as government funded training contracts set out their requirements, which c... Read more

Learning & Assessment materials: how do I customise them for my client groups Edition 564, 28 Jul

Customisation of learning and assessment material: what does it really mean? What is an acceptable level of customisation? I use commercially available material – how can I ensure that it is compliant? Customisation sits inside the NVR and AQTF standards and guidance on customisation si... Read more

Last chance to apply for Green Gown Awards - closing 5 August Edition 564, 28 Jul

Apply now for the Green Gown Awards, open to ALL education and training providers in both VET and Higher Education regardless of size or type. New for this year is a category called – Best Newcomer, which is aimed at those on the start of their sustainability journey or those that have not c... Read more

Bill Clinton launches Torrens private university in Adelaide Edition 564, 28 Jul

Former US President Bill Clinton was in Adelaide last week to launch Torrens University, which accepted its first students this year. Mr Clinton is the Honorary Chancellor of the global Laureate Universities International, to which Torrens belongs. In his speech, during the launch held at the Adel... Read more

ACPET Roadmap to Sustainability Launched Edition 564, 28 Jul

The Road Map for Sustainability supports training providers to undertake an ongoing journey of integrating sustainability skills into teaching, learning and assessment, and for implementing sustainable work practices in order to model sustainability in action to students, staff and industry. It off... Read more

ACPET's LLN Capable project - working towards our VET sector show case: Avidity Training and Assessment Edition 564, 28 Jul

On 14 - 15 August, participants of ACPET's current RTO LLN Capable project will be showcasing their LLN products developed as part of this project. One of the participants is Avidity Training and Assessment based in Launceston, who have developed a pre-assessment literacy indicator tool with acc... Read more

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