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Edition 581, 24 November 2014

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China-Australia FTA to improve market access to Australian Education Edition 581, 24 Nov

Government announcement Prime Minister Abbott and President Xi announced the conclusion of negotiations for the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) on 17 November. The agreement lays an historic foundation for the next phase of Australia’s economic relationship with China, and inclu... Read more

Have your say - StudyNSW international marketing strategy Edition 581, 24 Nov

StudyNSW is a new division of NSW Trade & Investment dedicated to NSW’s international education sector. They are developing an international marketing strategy to define their marketing role and the key activities that will contribute to growing NSW’s market share of the internationa... Read more

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Adrian Piccoli responds Edition 580, 17 Nov

NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli has responded to ACPET’s letter raising the membership’s general concerns of the Smart and Skilled reform contracting stage. To view his position, please click here. The response is not what we’d hoped for, and we believe falls short of adequa... Read more

Hunter region 'Smart and Skilled' public meeting open invitation Edition 580, 17 Nov

As mentioned in Rod Camm’s lead article, a member organised meeting for RTOs and employers dissatisfied with the outcome of the Smart and Skilled program bid process is being held on Monday 24 November at Warners Bay, near Newcastle. Topics to be discussed will include Transparency of the... Read more

ElNet Masterclass offer for ACPET members Edition 578, 3 Nov

The eLearning Network of Australia (ElNet) will be running a session Modernising learning – a masterclass in how to future proofing your learning strategy in Melbourne (Wednesday 19 November, 2014) and Sydney (Monday 24 November, 2014). ElNet would like to offer ACPET members ElNet membe... Read more

Smart and Skilled - what's ACPET doing? Edition 577, 27 Oct

Phone lines into ACPET’s North Sydney office have been well patronised over recent weeks, with member enquiry and feedback about Smart and Skilled contract offers, or in some cases lack thereof. It’s fair to say that there is wide dissatisfaction with the tender process outcome. Over t... Read more

ACPET member AIPE wins a Premier's NSW Export Award Edition 577, 27 Oct

Australian Institute of Professional Education (AIPE) received a ‘Highly Commended’ award in the Education and Training category of the Premier’s NSW Export Award last Thursday in Sydney. The awards are organised by Export Council of Australia, the peak industry body for the for t... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 15 October, Bathurst Edition 575, 13 Oct

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

Interested in educating South Korean and/or Vietnamese students without setting up a site there? Edition 575, 13 Oct

A reminder about the industry forum on VET sector transnational education (TNE) opportunities in the South Korean and Vietnamese markets that ACPET and StudyNSW are holding next Monday, 20 October The event details are: TIME:10.00am – 12.00pm COST:Complimentary for ACPET members LOCATION:N... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 15 October, Bathurst Edition 574, 6 Oct

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

Transnational Education Forum Edition 574, 6 Oct

ACPET together with StudyNSW are pleased to invite NSW members to an industry forum on VET sector transnational education (TNE) opportunities in the South Korean and Vietnamese markets. The event details are: DATE:   Monday 20 October 2014 TIME:   10.00am – 12.00pm COST... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 15 October, Bathurst Edition 573, 29 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

Meet the 2014/2015 NSW State Committee Edition 573, 29 Sep

The Board received a healthy response to its call for expressions of interest to represent the views of NSW members to ACPET by way of being a member of the NSW State Committee for the next 12 months. Congratulations to the following people on their appointment: Bruce Callaghan of BCA National T... Read more

Unique Student Identifier (USI) information for training providers Edition 573, 29 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

NSW Independent Validation of Assessment Shared Self-Management Model project Edition 572, 22 Sep

Under ACPET’s leadership, a project reference group also including representatives of TAFE NSW, Community Colleges Australia and ERTOA recently completed the third phase of a State Training Services (STS) sponsored project, being the submission of an interim report on the recommended design of... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 15 October, Bathurst 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

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

Sydney Film School Open Day - Sat 20th Sep 2014 Edition 571, 15 Sep

Sydney Film School Open Day Date: Saturday 20th September 2014 Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm Venue: 82 Cope Street WATERLOO NSW Get an insider's perspective with teachers, currents students and graduates on hand to share their experiences at SFS. Join them for the afternoon of student films,... Read more

2014 Nepean Disability Expo Edition 570, 8 Sep

What: The biggest Disability expo in Western Sydney for 2014 Where: to be held at Penrith Panthers in the Exhibition Marquee When: Friday 12th & Saturday 13th September 2014! It is  More information: click here to see the flier or visit the website There’s something for everyone... Read more

Indigenous Advancement Strategy: funding round open Edition 570, 8 Sep

The Government is committed to working more closely with Indigenous Australians on the priority areas of getting children to school, adults to work and making communities safer. The funding application round opens on Monday 8 September 2014 and closes on Tuesday 7 October 2014. The Indigenous Adva... Read more

Call for Expressions of Interest to join an ACPET State/Territory Committee Edition 570, 8 Sep

The Board is inviting expressions of interest from members to join the committee in their State/Territory. Existing committee members are welcome to reapply however also need to express an interest should they wish to remain on the committee. These committees have a key role to play in assisting th... Read more

2014 Nepean Disability Expo Edition 569, 1 Sep

What: The biggest Disability expo in Western Sydney for 2014 Where: to be held at Penrith Panthers in the Exhibition Marquee When: Friday 12th & Saturday 13th September 2014! It is  More information: click here to see the flier or visit the website There’s something for everyone... Read more

Tickets to 2014 NSW Training Awards presentation event now on sale. Edition 568, 25 Aug

2014 NSW Training Awards State Training Services is pleased to announce that tickets to the 2014 NSW Training Awards presentation event are now on sale. The Hon. Adrian Piccoli MP, Minister for Education, will be hosting the event on 9 September 2014 at the Dockside Pavilion Darling Harbour. T... Read more

Last day to register - Disability Professional Development Day Edition 568, 25 Aug

It’s not too late to register for the upcoming DEAN Professional Development Day! Registrations close today, Monday 25th August 2014! Details: Date: Thursday 28 August 2014 Time: 9:00am for 9.30am start - 3.00pm Location: University of Technology Sydney, Broadway, CB02.04.11 Gues... Read more

Access the VET Roadmap to Sustainability here Edition 568, 25 Aug

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

2015 Careers Adviser College Tours & Industry Visits Edition 567, 18 Aug

The Careers Advisers Association of NSW & ACT are currently planning for their 2015 Careers Advisers college tour circuit to take place on Thursday 22 October 2015. The CCA 2015 college tour circuit will focus on institutions within close proximity of the Sydney CBD. Approximately 160 Careers... Read more

Registrations now open - Disability Professional Development Day Edition 567, 18 Aug

The next DEAN Professional Development day will be held on Thursday 28 August. VENUE: University of Technology, Sydney, Broadway  A great day lined up including: Amanda Johnson and Kirrilee Phillips from the University of Western Sydney presenting on Inherent Requirements Ben Fogarty fr... Read more

Access the VET Roadmap to Sustainability here Edition 566, 11 Aug

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

Nominations closing soon: NSW International Student Awards Edition 565, 4 Aug

  Time is running out to nominate an international student or a NSW organisation for the 2014 NSW International Student Awards. Online nominations will close at 5pm AEST, Wednesday, 6 August 2014.   The Awards celebrate the contribution that international students make to communities... Read more

ACPET members celebrate successful students Edition 565, 4 Aug

While ACPET NSW patiently await the delivery of our NSW Course Guide we share with you some more of the inspiring success stories that members have submitted.     For AIE graduate, Anita Breitbarth, working in the film industry as a 3D Artist was a life-long dream. Today, she works at o... Read more

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