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Well what a weekend Edition 702, 24 Apr

Kicked off Friday night with food poisoning – why does that feel symbolic of our last year! Anyway, back to the task. This week I would like to reflect on the outstanding performance of Private Higher Education providers, the potential impact to international enrolments from the changes to Au... Read more

Oh what a night...the GTNT awards night Edition 702, 24 Apr

Well done to Kathryn Stenson and the team at GTNT for hosting a marvellous awards ceremony for their students and supporting industries. Held at the Beachside Pavilion at the Skycity Casino, over two hundred graduands, VIPs, business associates and friends celebrated, wined and dined in fine style w... Read more

2017 NT Skilled Occupation Priority List Edition 702, 24 Apr

The 2017 Northern Territory Skilled Occupation Priority List (NTSOPL) is finalised and can be accessed at  https://nt.gov.au/employ/for-employers-in-nt/hard-to-fill-jobs-in-the-nt If you would like to to provide any comments or be involved in the development of the NTSOPL please contact the In... Read more

ACT Training Awards - nominate today! Edition 702, 24 Apr

If you haven’t already, please consider nominating for the ACT Training Awards. Last year, The Academy of Interactive Entertainment took home the Small Provider of the Year prize and it would be great to see ACPET member providers gain recognition at this year’s awards. Nominate your RT... Read more

Developing a project in the International space? This could be the funding opportunity for you Edition 702, 24 Apr

If you are interested in developing and delivering an International Education project in conjunction with industry, you may be eligible to access the StudyNSW Partner Project fund. StudyNSW are looking to fund projects led by partnership applications from a consortium of providers and/or organisati... Read more

Have your say on the NSW Skills List Edition 702, 24 Apr

The Department of Industry is conducting a review of the NSW Skills List and is consulting with stakeholders to ensure that it continues to meet the skills needs of NSW. This is a chance for ACPET members delivering in NSW to influence funded training in this state. As a part of the review, the D... Read more

Invitation to StudyNSW2016 International Student Survey Results for NSW Edition 702, 24 Apr

StudyNSW  are hosting a presentation and Q&A session concerning NSW’s performance in the 2016 International Student Barometer Survey and would like to extend an invitation to this event to ACPET members. The presentation will be delivered by i-graduate, a research body specialising i... Read more

Registrations for the Parramatta welcome for International Students are now open Edition 702, 24 Apr

As promised, we now have further information regarding the Parramatta International Student Welcome, featured previously in this National Monday Update article. Registrations for the Parramatta welcome for International Students are now open.  The event will be a great opportunity to make Inte... Read more

Ironwood Careers & Training's expansion in Indonesia Edition 702, 24 Apr

Ironwood Careers and Training (ICT) has signed five Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with various educational institutes in Indonesia during the Ministerial led Business Mission to Indonesia and the Philippines from 2 to 8 April 2017. Interestingly new partners are from Indonesia’s High Schoo... Read more

Tasmanian Training Awards - Nominations open Edition 702, 24 Apr

The Tasmanian Training Awards are conducted annually by Skills Tasmania, Department of State Growth. The Department is committed to the development of a high quality, efficient system of vocational education and training and workforce development. The commitment represents a major contribution to th... Read more

Working with Vulnerable People Registration Edition 702, 24 Apr

Apply now Does your organisation provide vocational education and training services for children in Tasmania?  If so, new worker registration requirements may apply. From 1 August 2017, Tasmania’s Working with Vulnerable People Registration will be extended to vocational education and t... Read more

Only one month left to apply for the Australian Training Awards! Edition 702, 24 Apr

Since 1994, the Australian Training Awards have recognised the outstanding achievements of apprentices, trainees, vocational students, training practitioners, businesses, secondary schools and registered training organisations for their contribution to skilling Australia. Of the 18 categories pre... Read more

Study Melbourne - ISW Program applications now open Edition 702, 24 Apr

The International Student Welfare (ISW) Program provides funding for activities, approaches and partnerships that promote the wellbeing and enhance the experience of international students studying and living in Victoria. The Program is divided into two funding categories. Student groups and associ... Read more

Are you digitally literate, able to trouble shoot over the phone and assist clients with complex reporting compliance? Edition 702, 24 Apr

NCVER is seeking an individual who can work as part of a small dedicated team to support registered training organisations to meet their VET data (AVETMISS) reporting obligations. This role requires strong written and verbal customer service skills, a high level of digital literacy, attention to det... Read more

Last chance! Luncheon with Victorian Training and Skills Minister - 27th April Edition 702, 24 Apr

Supporting government priorities – The role of private providers An ACPET luncheon with the Hon. Gayle Tierney, Minister for Training and Skills. It’s the opportunity for providers and other parties to come and hear from the Victorian Training and Skills Minister on the important role... Read more

Free member session - Digital Literacy in Education Edition 702, 24 Apr

ACPET has been fortunate enough to have secured an International digital presenter on her visit to Australia on behalf of the ISS Institute. Trina Hoefling  has been at the forefront in transforming the workplace virtually since developing a remote management training design for a multinationa... Read more

You're invited to a provider networking event - 3 May Edition 702, 24 Apr

Date:       Wednesday 3 May 2017 Time:      5pm-7pm Location: Room 2 (Ground Floor, South Wing),                Tabor College of Higher Education,                181 Goodwood R... Read more

1 week to register for ACPET QLD State Forum – Thursday 4 May Edition 702, 24 Apr

Register now to attend the ACPET Queensland State Forum being held on Thursday 4 May.   Our 2017 forum program -     When: Thursday 4 May 2017 from 8.45 to 3.00pm Where: Sofitel Hotel, 249 Turbot St, Brisbane City Cost: If you are a member and would like to register multiple... Read more

26th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference ‘No Frills’ - Hobart July Edition 702, 24 Apr

Register now for the 26th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference ‘No Frills’, to be held 5 – 7 July 2017, at TasTAFE Drysdale Campus in Hobart, Tasmania. 'No Frills' is a well-known annual national conference where researchers and those engaged in... Read more

Queensland Charity Ball Edition 702, 24 Apr

It is official, there is now only 3 weeks left until the Civil Contractors Federation Queensland partnered with Dial Before You Dig Queensland Pty Ltd Queensland Charity Ball supporting Act for Kids. The night will be filled with live entertainment, featuring guest speaker Hetty Johnston, Founder a... Read more

Skills focus in India Edition 702, 24 Apr

Greater opportunities for Australian education and training providers to work in India are expected as Prime Minister Turnball, Education Minister Simon Birmingham and 120 higher education and skills delegates reflect on a busy week in Delhi before Easter. Australia’s prowess as an ideal ed... Read more

Two weeks left to nominate for the NT Training Awards Edition 702, 24 Apr

Two weeks left to nominate for NT Training Awards Nominations for this year’s awards close on Wednesday 3 May. These awards provide a marvellous opportunity to showcase the very best of VET and of course your business or your student’s achievements, not to mention potential marketing... Read more

Noteworthy Dates 2017 Edition 702, 24 Apr

Make sure you 'watch this space' for regular updates on when things are happening in our sector!           April 03 -  2017 APIEF & ACPET National Conference program becomes available, More Information 04- Leadership in Sustainability Summit (Me... Read more

NMU Archive
Indigenous LLN Working Group meets Edition 700, 10 Apr

Indigenous adult LLN working group ACPET NT has been invited to assist on a working group to look at the broad systemic factors at play within the NT which constitute a major barrier to indigenous adults accessing VET and higher education. The overview of the project states that “at the... Read more

VET this week - and suddenly, nothing happened Edition 700, 10 Apr

And suddenly nothing happened. With thanks for the inspiration to Monty Python (www.montypython.net/scripts/melish.php). April the 4th, 2017 was much like any other day in Darwin and Ralph Melish, an administration officer for a national education and training industry association was checking hi... Read more

It may be boring – but do we really understand our industry? Edition 700, 10 Apr

This week will see the announcement of successful VSL providers from 1 July 2017. With the enormous tumult already being experienced in the industry, one can only approach the announcements with a combination of hope and anxiety. While many seem to command strong views on private providers and th... Read more

REMINDER - Nominations for the ACT Training Awards are now open Edition 700, 10 Apr

There is till plenty of time to nominate for the ACT Training Awards and ACPET would like to strongly encourage our members to participate in these awards and nominate in the following categories: Nominate your RTO There are awards for both large and small provider of the year as well as an Indust... Read more

Luncheon with Victorian Training and Skills Minister - 27th April Edition 700, 10 Apr

Supporting government priorities – The role of private providers An ACPET luncheon with the Hon. Gayle Tierney, Minister for Training and Skills. It’s the opportunity for providers and other parties to come and hear from the Victorian Training and Skills Minister on the important role... Read more

Don’t forget to nominate for the 2017 NSW International Student Awards! Edition 700, 10 Apr

Be sure to recognise the achievements of you international students by nominating in the NSW International Student Awards, hosted by StudyNSW. These awards celebrate the outstanding contribution of international students to communities in NSW and recognise excellence in international student communi... Read more

Chance to nominate for the Australian Training Awards Edition 700, 10 Apr

Since 1994, the Australian Training Awards have recognised the outstanding achievements of apprentices, trainees, vocational students, training practitioners, businesses, secondary schools and registered training organisations for their contribution to skilling Australia. Of the 18 categories pre... Read more

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