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Edition 549, 14 April 2014

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NSW Learning Summit on Assessment Edition 549, 14 Apr

This is not a compliance workshop. Come and hear from the experts on assessment practices.   There is always a need for ongoing improvement and understanding of assessment practices and documentation with this clearly being identified by ASQA through their audit processes and recent Strategi... Read more

ACPET congratulates graduating students Edition 549, 14 Apr

Central College Corporate Graduation Ceremony   ACPET NSW MLO Noelene Osora joined staff, students and special guests of Central College Corporate, a member college providing high-quality training to the people of Sydney, on Thursday 10 April 2014 at 2.30pm for their graduation ceremony and c... Read more

Disability Professional Development Day Edition 549, 14 Apr

Registrations are now open for the next DEAN Professional Development day at UTS on Friday 2 May 2014. There are some great speakers lined up on the following topics.   Overview of the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) programs  Demonstratio... Read more

Join us on the inaugural ACPET Delegation to Indonesia, 20-24 May 2014 Edition 549, 14 Apr

The inaugural ACPET Delegation to Indonesia will be visiting Jakarta and Yogyakarta from 20-24 May 2014. The Delegation will be led by ACPET CEO Claire Field, who is currently in China leading ACPET’s Delegation to China, and will include extensive itineraries in Jakarta and Yogyakarta. For f... Read more

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NSW Learning Summit on Assessment Edition 548, 7 Apr

This is not a compliance workshop. Come and hear from the experts on assessment practices.   There is always a need for ongoing improvement and understanding of assessment practices and documentation with this clearly being identified by ASQA through their audit processes and recent Strategi... Read more

Minister Pyne to deliver keynote address at ACPET Higher Education Symposium Edition 548, 7 Apr

The annual ACPET Higher Education Symposium will this year be held in Sydney on 22 May 2014. Higher education providers must be innovative and responsive to the needs of students and business by maintaining academic rigour and delivering high quality education. Within this context, the ACPET 2014... Read more

Career Advisers Australia - Free Information Session Edition 548, 7 Apr

Career Advisers Australia (CAA) is running an information seminar for:  Providers of courses for students or Careers Advisers including tertiary institutions, RTO's and private colleges;  Providers of resources including software and websites for use by Students and Careers Adviser... Read more

Save the Date - Disability Professional Development Day Edition 548, 7 Apr

The next DEAN Professional Development day will be held at UTS on Friday 2 May.  A great day  lined up including: a Mental Health First Aid workshop presentations on Texthelp and Dragon Naturally Speaking. More details to come  - registrations opening soon.    ... Read more

Election Notice - Australia India Business Council Ltd Edition 548, 7 Apr

The Australian Electoral Commission has been contracted by the Australia India Business Council Ltd (AIBC) to conduct an election for the following positions. Nominations are called for:  National Chairperson and  National Vice Chairperson For more information on the election proce... Read more

Get the latest on foundation skills and get the edge for your RTO at the ACER National Adult LLN Assessment Conference 2014 Edition 548, 7 Apr

The 3rd Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) National Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Conference, taking place in Melbourne this 1-2 May, is an excellent opportunity for members to find out the latest programs, policies and practices, giving them the edge in targeting... Read more

Update on Smart and Skilled reforms Edition 547, 31 Mar

Applying to deliver training under Smart and Skilled? In coming months eligible training providers will be invited to apply to deliver training under Smart and Skilled. Information for training providers about preparing to apply is now available on the Smart and Skilled website. Read about prep... Read more

NSW Learning Summit on Assessment Edition 547, 31 Mar

Did you know?        in 2012-13 only 23.5% of providers were fully compliant on first review      the rate of non-compliance was even higher with regard to assessment      getting assessment right is essential for learners, their... Read more

Invitation to comment on draft recommendations Edition 547, 31 Mar

The Agriculture Industry Action Plan Taskforce invite you to comment on the draft recommendations developed by the taskforce. Agriculture was identified by the NSW Innovation and Productivity Council as a priority industry and the NSW Government had established an industry-led Taskforce to develop... Read more

Minister Pyne to deliver keynote address at ACPET Higher Education Symposium Edition 547, 31 Mar

The annual ACPET Higher Education Symposium will this year be held in Sydney on 22 May 2014. Higher education providers must be innovative and responsive to the needs of students and business by maintaining academic rigour and delivering high quality education. Within this context, the ACPET 2014... Read more

“Navigating VET Skills Reforms - Enhancing quality in everyway" Edition 547, 31 Mar

ACPET members and colleagues throughout the VET sector came together at the Sebel Surry Hills on Thursday 27 March to listen to and engage in discussion on current issues that concern the industry.   Approximately 120 people were in attendance at the Sebel Surry hills to be welcomed by Ho... Read more

NSW Learning Summit on Assessment Edition 546, 24 Mar

Did you know?      in 2012-13 only 23.5% of providers were fully compliant on first review      the rate of non-compliance was even higher with regard to assessment      getting assessment right is essential for learners, their employe... Read more

NSW Training Awards Edition 546, 24 Mar

HURRY! ENTRIES CLOSING SOON! Enter now, entries close 4 April 2014 Each year the NSW Training Awards celebrate and reward outstanding achievements in vocational education and training. be recognised and increase your profile in your industry and community final year apprentices, trainees and s... Read more

Calling for RTOs to trial ACPET's Roadmap to implementing sustainability, including free webinar Edition 546, 24 Mar

Would you like your RTO to become a leader in sustainability skills and work practices, knowing that it will lead to savings, and for it to be absolutely free? Well here's your chance. ACPET has obtained funding from the federal Department of Industry for a Carbon Skills Challenge Project to de... Read more

“Navigating VET Skills Reforms - Enhancing quality in everyway" Edition 546, 24 Mar

Last 3 days of registration  for the ACPET NSW Private Provider Forum “Navigating VET Skills Reforms - Enhancing quality in everyway" ACPET members and colleagues throughout the VET sector came together at the Sebel Surry Hills on Thursday 27 March to listen to and engage in disc... Read more

Calling for RTOs to trial ACPET's Roadmap to implementing sustainability, including free webinar Edition 545, 17 Mar

Would you like your RTO to become a leader in sustainability skills and work practices, knowing that it will lead to savings, and for it to be absolutely free? Well here's your chance. ACPET has obtained funding from the federal Department of Industry for a Carbon Skills Challenge Project to de... Read more

“Navigating VET Skills Reforms - Enhancing quality in everyway" Edition 545, 17 Mar

Additional seats are now available for the ACPET NSW Private Provider Forum “Navigating VET Skills Reforms - Enhancing quality in everyway" Across the country change is coming to the VET sector through the rollout of skills reforms. These changes are designed to provide more choice to... Read more

What changes will government make this year and what will they mean for your business? Edition 544, 10 Mar

ACPET’s second Executive Retreat ‘Drive your business vision through your executive brand’ in Melbourne from 6-8 April is the key event for you to attend this year if you need help in understanding all of the changes the government will make to the VET, higher education and interna... Read more

“Navigating VET Skills Reforms - Enhancing quality in everyway" Edition 544, 10 Mar

Seats are selling fast for the ACPET NSW Private Provider Forum “Navigating VET Skills Reforms - Enhancing quality in everyway" The Forum will be opened by The Hon. Adrian Piccoli, MP, Minister for Education who will provide an update of the Smart and Skilled framework and the progres... Read more

Save the Date Edition 544, 10 Mar

NSW Learning Summit on Assessment When: Tuesday 29 April 2014 Where: SMC Conference and Function Centre, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney Speakers:  • Andrew Garcia, regional manager ASQA • Catherine Kearney, Manager VET Quality  ACPET • Rob Stowell, Director, Learning Australia... Read more

CAA - Free Information Session Edition 544, 10 Mar

Career Advisers Australia (CAA) is running an information seminar for:  Providers of courses for students or Careers Advisers including tertiary institutions, RTO's and private colleges;  Providers of resources including software and websites for use by Students and Careers Adviser... Read more

Calling for RTOs to trial ACPET's Roadmap to implementing sustainability, including free webinar Edition 544, 10 Mar

Would you like your RTO to become a leader in sustainability skills and work practices, knowing that it will lead to savings, and for it to be absolutely free? Well here's your chance. ACPET has obtained funding from the federal Department of Industry for a Carbon Skills Challenge Project to de... Read more

NCVER 'No Frills' Conference call for papers closes 11 March! Edition 544, 10 Mar

The call for papers and presentations for the 23rd National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference 'No Frills', closes next Tuesday, 11 March 2014. Sponsored jointly by NCVER and Holmesglen, practitioners and researchers, especially early career VET researchers or those new t... Read more

Be prepared: New Federal Privacy laws come into effect 14 March! Edition 543, 3 Mar

RTOs should review their privacy policies and procedures to ensure they comply with the new Australian privacy principles before they come into effect on 14 March 2014. The Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 is the most significant privacy reform since the Privacy Act was int... Read more

“Navigating VET Skills Reforms - Enhancing quality in everyway" Edition 543, 3 Mar

Announcing the new date for the ACPET NSW Private Provider Forum “Navigating VET Skills Reforms - Enhancing quality in everyway" The Forum will be opened by The Hon. Adrian Piccoli, MP, Minister for Education who will provide an update of the Smart and Skilled framework and the progre... Read more

Save the Date Edition 543, 3 Mar

NSW Learning Summit on Assessment When: Tuesday 29 April 2014 Where: venue TBA Speakers:  • Andrew Garcia, regional manager ASQA • Catherine Kearney, Manager VET Quality  ACPET • Rob Stowell, Director, Learning Australia • Gina Perks, Acting Director, DEC •... Read more

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