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Celebrating the small wins Edition 706, 22 May

Today I intend keeping my update short. Yes, I understand there are many concerns across the sector and examples of a real lack of respect for all that many of you do. We will continue to work on righting those wrongs and I will reflect on that more in future editions. This week though I would lik... Read more

A history of VET in the NT - book launch Edition 706, 22 May

Dr Don Zoellner, Northern Territory stalwart, University Fellow and Chair of the NT Industry Skills Advisory Council has proudly published a book on the history of VET in the NT. This book is the first consolidated history of vocational education and training in the Northern Territory and mixes a u... Read more

It's time to get into international education & training Edition 706, 22 May

ACPET & Study NT are pleased to host afree information session on:  It’s time to get involved in International Education and Training. Darwin 6 June 10am – 12.30pm  CDU Darwin Waterfront Campus  A workshop to inform and discuss the benefits, challenges and nuances of... Read more

ACPET 2017 Higher Education Benchmarking Initiative Edition 706, 22 May

With the support of ACPET’s Higher Education Committee and Board, an initiative to benchmark higher education processes in first year transition support and the scholarship of teaching and learning has been developed. ACPET encourages its Higher education members to relish this opportunity. F... Read more

Victorian Training Award Nominations Open! Edition 706, 22 May

Now in their 63rd year, the prestigious awards recognise and honour the outstanding achievements of Vocational Education and Training students, training providers and employers. The Awards showcase innovation and collaboration between training providers and industry. With the introduction of Skills... Read more

Tasmanian Training Awards - Closing Soon! Edition 706, 22 May

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

2017 North Asia Business Mission: Open for Expressions of Interest Edition 706, 22 May

Japan, Republic of Korea and Taiwan You can now express your interest in participating in the 2017 North Asia business mission.  The mission, led by Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith, will run from 6 to 15 October and include Tokyo, Seoul and Taipei. The mission will pr... Read more

Last Chance!! International VET Sector Consultation Workshop 23 May Edition 706, 22 May

You're invited to a free International Education Workshop to be held on 23 May in the Meeting Hall behind the Adelaide Town Hall, conducted by the SA Government to consult with the VET sector on how best to increase international student numbers in the VET sector in SA. This is a new initiative... Read more

Student Visa Update Edition 706, 22 May

A record number of student visa applications is expected to be lodged in June and July 2017, with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) advising they are currently preparing for a mid-year peak. Between 1 January and 31 March 2017, over 111,240 student visa applications were lo... Read more

Expansion of the 2017 National Student Outcomes Survey Edition 706, 22 May

The National Student Outcomes Survey, Australia’s largest survey of vocational education and training (VET) students, has expanded again, and this year will contact half a million people who completed training in 2016. Managed by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)... Read more

2017 NSW International Student Awards – nominate now Edition 706, 22 May

The NSW, International Student Awards are organised by StudyNSW and look to celebrate the outstanding contribution of international students to communities in NSW, and recognise excellence in international student community engagement. Award winners will be announced at an awards ceremony hosted by... Read more

Noteworthy Dates 2017 Edition 706, 22 May

Make sure you 'watch this space' for regular updates on when things are happening in our sector!         May 23 - 2017 APIEF & ACPET National Conference early bird registrations close, More Information June 2- 2017 VET CEO Conference, Velg, More ... Read more

New deals bring more Chinese students to Victoria Edition 706, 22 May

More Chinese students will have access to Victoria’s world-class international education system after two significant agreements were signed between Victoria’s Swinburne University and two leading Chinese universities. Small Business, Innovation and Trade Minister Philip Dalidakis, who... Read more

Education Exhibition Korea 2017 Edition 706, 22 May

Austrade invites education providers to participate in Education Exhibition Korea 2017. Join the Australia Future Unlimited Education Exhibition (AFUEE) Korea 2017, the premier marketing event for Australian international education in Korea. Korea remains the third largest source country for Austra... Read more

Invitation to the Launch of the SA Training & Skills Commission Skills for Future Jobs 2020 Series, 29 May Edition 706, 22 May

Skills for Future Jobs 2020 details the Commission’s independent economic modelling and demand for qualifications, and the state of Vocational Education and Training in South Australia. The launch will be held at The Sanctuary, Adelaide Zoo on Monday, 29 May, 9.30am registration for 10.00am s... Read more

ACPET Member in the news - Training Matters - Private RTO profile – Meerilinga Edition 706, 22 May

ACPET member "Meerilinga Training College" is being show cased in this Latest edition of the Department of Training and Workforce Developments Training Matters Magazine.  Click here to download your copy and read the article on page 10.... Read more

What is on this week in PD? Edition 706, 22 May

Dear Colleague, Our webinars will have you learning new skills and knowledge in an hour or less, as all webinars run for a maximum of one hour.  Our range of webinars cater for everyone from CEOs and executives through to academic, teaching, HR, marketing and administrative staff in the higher... Read more

Introducing Professor Ian Harper Edition 706, 22 May

Introducing Professor Ian Harper. one of Australia’s leading economists, Board Director of The Reserve Bank of Australia and a Senior Advisor to Diloitte Touche Tohmatsu.   ACPET are delighted to announce that Ian has confirmed o be a Keynote Speaker at the 2017 ACPET National Conference... Read more

A taste of what's to come Edition 706, 22 May

The final presentation at our recent State Forum focused on how from adversity, comes opportunity. We just have to change the dialogue. Johnathon Chew, from Nous Group,walked the 80 delegates through how, through digital disruption, a report once developed by his group taking over a week to prepare... Read more

IET Regional Roadshow registration is now open Edition 706, 22 May

The IET Regional Roadshow gives the International Education and Training Unit the opportunity to work directly with industry across Queensland. Events are being held throughout June in Ipswich, Moreton Bay, Gympie, Toowoomba, Fraser Coast, Brisbane, Redlands, Bundaberg, Gold Coast, Mackay, Cairns,... Read more

Australia China Careers Fair Roadshow Edition 706, 22 May

Members with an interest in working with Chinese students in Higher Education or VET are encouraged to learn more about participating in the Australia China Careers Fair Roadshow in Shanghai and Beijing from June 30 – July 2. Following the success of past Careers Fairs delivered by the Austra... Read more

THINK BIG for global goals Edition 706, 22 May

Early bird registrations for the ACTS Conference are now open! 1 - 3 November, RMIT University, Melbourne Sustainability practitioners and influencers, educators, students, government and business partners, and sector support representatives will come together in the heart of Melbourne this Novemb... Read more

ACPET 2017 Victorian State Forum Edition 706, 22 May

Registrations are now open for the 2017 Victorian State Forum. Supporting education to meet the economic and workforce needs of Victorians  Event details Date:    Monday 26 June Time:    9am - 3pm (Registrations open from 8:30am) Venue:  Karstens, 123 Queen St... Read more

INVITATION: Business Education Session: Singapore and Malaysia Edition 706, 22 May

Singapore and Malaysia: Trade and business opportunities From 23 to 29 July 2017, the Hon Martin Hamilton-Smith MP, Minister for Investment and Trade, is leading a business mission to Singapore and Malaysia. To find out more or to register for the mission, click here.  Business Education Sess... Read more

NMU Archive
Budget musings and our future Edition 705, 15 May

Well, in case you missed it on 9 May 2017 the Treasurer announced the 2017 federal Budget. That’s fine but what is in it for education? I will leave schools to someone else but let’s touch on the rest. Before I start though, the context is that the key economic indicators include GDP... Read more

What is on this week in PD? Edition 705, 15 May

Dear Colleague, Our webinars will have you learning new skills and knowledge in an hour or less, as all webinars run for a maximum of one hour.  Our range of webinars cater for everyone from CEOs and executives through to academic, teaching, HR, marketing and administrative staff in the higher... Read more

You're invited to hear from one of the world's most influential education experts, Professor Yong Zhao Edition 705, 15 May

Globalisation and technology are transforming education, creating both challenges and opportunities for changing the way we learn. Yong will give insights into how to ensure students become creative, entrepreneurial and globally competitive learners in an era of disruption. Professor Yong Zhao,&nbs... Read more

Green gown sustainability awards open to TAFEs, universities Edition 705, 15 May

The 2017 Green Gown Awards Australasia, which champion sustainability, are open to all Australasian tertiary education institutions including universities, TAFEs, institutes of technology and polytechnics, and registered training organisations. The winners of Community, Continuous Improvement and S... Read more

Victorian Training Award Nominations Now Open! Edition 705, 15 May

Now in their 63rd year, the prestigious awards recognise and honour the outstanding achievements of Vocational Education and Training students, training providers and employers. The Awards showcase innovation and collaboration between training providers and industry. With the introduction of Skills... Read more

Welcome Ms Catherine Curry - NT Executive Director, Employment & Training Edition 705, 15 May

Welcome Ms Catherine Curry - NT Executive Director, Employment & Training, Workforce NT  ACPET welcomes as the new Executive Director of the Department of Trade, Business & Innovation,  Ms Catherine Curry. The previous incumbent, Mr Kim Jenkinson has retired (again) and we wish... Read more

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