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ACPET launches new resource for providers to build confidence in enrolling learners with Disability Edition 593, 2 Mar

ACPET has developed an online resource, in collaboration with the NDCO network, the SA Equal Employment Commission, and the SA Training and Disability Advocate, to support education and training providers in the process of enrolling learners with disability and meeting their needs, in line with legi... Read more

NMU Archive
StudyNSW to Co-fund ACPET International Education Project Edition 592, 23 Feb

We’re very pleased to share the news that our submission to StudyNSW to co-fund a pilot program to mentor 5 NSW member colleges in the development of an international business development and marketing plan. In his recent public announcement, NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Inves... Read more

Open Colleges... Open Minds Edition 592, 23 Feb

Last week Open Colleges invited ACPET to visit their Sydney office and meet with members of their senior leadership team. In the business of online education, which if you believe the papers is not the optimal learning environment, we were highly impressed by the investment and business structure t... Read more

Good Practice Assesment Case Studies Wanted Edition 592, 23 Feb

Learning Australia via Rob Stowell, a consultant who has done some great work on ACPET projects, has been commissioned by Innovation and Business Skills Australia [IBSA] to prepare a number of case studies illustrating good assessment practice in the industry sectors covered by the Training Packages... Read more

Free TLISC PD workshops for RTOs Edition 591, 16 Feb

Commencing in early March 2015, Transport & Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC) will host a series of free national RTO workshops open to all training providers. The sessions will provide updates about each of the Training Packages TLISC is responsible for; and inform participants about de... Read more

Building provider confidence in enrolling learners with disability - free resource & subsidised webinar 24 Feb Edition 591, 16 Feb

ACPET has developed an online resource, in collaboration with the NDCO network, the EEO Commission (SA), and the SA Training and Disability Advocates, to support education and training providers in the process of enrolling learners with disability and meeting their needs, in line with legislative an... Read more

Audit Office of NSW review of Smart and Skilled Edition 590, 9 Feb

Members may be interested to know that ahead of the 1 January 2015 commencement of Smart and Skilled, the Audit Office of NSW conducted an audit to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Education and Communities’ framework for VET reform and whether it has the potential to achieve its... Read more

NSW Government proposes 'Reskilling NSW' if re-elected Edition 590, 9 Feb

Last Monday ACPET representatives were invited to the announcement by the Premier and Education Minister of ‘Reskilling NSW’, an initiative to offer fully funded scholarships for 200,000 15-30 year olds with limited means, should the government be re-elected. Private and public provider... Read more

2015 NSW State Election: A Labor Policy for the VET Sector Edition 590, 9 Feb

With the Premier state heading to the polls on March 28, members as voters will get to have their say on how NSW will be governed for the next 4 years. It’s our duty to ensure that our members are fully abreast of the various party positions on post-secondary education, so that when they cast... Read more

Does your organisation want to be a part of a StudyNSW photo and film shoot? Edition 590, 9 Feb

StudyNSW is seeking expressions of interest from private training organisations based in the Sydney CBD, Western Sydney, Newcastle or Wollongong who would be willing to offer their campus as a location and provide access to students for a photo and film shoot due to take place before 30 June 2015.... Read more

An open invitation to all NSW members: Speak Up Edition 588, 26 Jan

Our objective is simple: offer members products and services that will help them operate successful businesses. We are keen to hear from all of our members to find out exactly what they need and what opportunities need to be made available. It’s all well and good for us to design event progr... Read more

NSW Course Guide 2015-16 Edition 587, 19 Jan

Don’t miss the member-exclusive opportunity to showcase your college in ACPET’s NSW 2015-16 Course Guide. Building on the success of the inaugural NSW 2014-15 Course Guide, the 2015-16 edition has attracted several additional members as advertisers. The concept of the Course Guide is... Read more

An open invitation to all NSW members: Speak Up Edition 587, 19 Jan

Our objective is simple: offer members products and services that will help them operate successful businesses. I’m keen to learn the opportunities specifically that NSW members need ACPET to be making available to them. It’s all well and good for us to design event programs that we th... Read more

An open invitation to all NSW members: Speak Up Edition 586, 12 Jan

Our objective is simple: offer members products and services that will help them operate successful businesses. I’m keen to learn the opportunities specifically that NSW members need ACPET to be making available to them. It’s all well and good for us to design event programs that we th... Read more

NSW & ACT Careers Advisers: Students & Parents Online Calendar Edition 586, 12 Jan

The Careers Advisers Association have an online event calendar that is available for members to promote their own events. These events may include but are not limited to information days, open days, careers expos, seminars for prospective students, upcoming courses for students, or other events that... Read more

VET Reform Feedback Opportunities Edition 586, 12 Jan

The VET Reform Taskforce will be consulting with the sector throughout January and February 2015. The purpose of the consultation is to discuss and listen to feedback from stakeholders on two themes: priorities for VET Reform in 2015; and the Review of Training Packages and Accredited Courses... Read more

Season's greetings NSW members Edition 585, 22 Dec

As the clock winds down on an eventful year in the NSW and national education sectors, it’s important that we take stock. If the time of year wasn’t already appropriate enough, the horror of the tragedy Sydney witnessed last week gives us cause to remind ourselves of those and the things... Read more

St Patrick's Institute of Education improves its own benchmark Edition 585, 22 Dec

Well done to the team at St Patrick’s who graduated 100% of their 2014 class. What’s more, 80% of the graduates are already employed in roles with starting salaries of $40,000. Education quality is a major issue for our industry at the moment. At the graduation ceremony, guest presenter... Read more

New Australian Government higher education site launched Edition 585, 22 Dec

The Government has plans to make our higher education system even better, opening up more pathways, providing more support and offering students more choice. As such, a new Australian Government higher education website has been launched. For more information, refer www.highered.gov.au.  ... Read more

VET Reform - National Consultations Edition 585, 22 Dec

The Department of Industry, VET Reform Taskforce is undertaking a round of national face-to-face consultations in every capital city throughout January and February 2015. The consultations sessions will be chaired by a member of the Vocational Education and Training Advisory Board. To coincide with... Read more

Save the Date - ACPET 2015 National Conference and APIEF - 26-28 August 2015 Edition 585, 22 Dec

Please mark your calendars now for The Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) 2015 National Conference and Asia Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF) - Inspiring Ideas, Building a better private education and training sector through innovation, diversity and quality.... Read more

A Smart and Skilled Christmas present Edition 585, 22 Dec

NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli has announced that the NSW government will invest an additional $57 million to provide training for at least 16,000 more students in 2015. ACPET congratulates the government on this decision. Funds will be allocated to increase small regional caps for entitleme... Read more

NSW Smart & Skilled forum Edition 584, 15 Dec

Over 50 representatives of member organisations from throughout the state attended an ACPET forum on the Smart and Skilled reforms in Sydney last week. Bruce Callaghan CEO of BCA National, a NSW State Committee member and 2-year contributor to a DEC-ACPET Reference Group hosted by State Training Se... Read more

A word from The Honourable Adrian Piccoli, NSW Minister for Education Edition 584, 15 Dec

January 1, 2015 will see the Smart and Skilled reform package go live in NSW. Our continued advocacy has led the NSW Minister for Education to write directly to ACPET members.  Please click here to read his letter.          ... Read more

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

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

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