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RTO Training & Assessment Validation - an excercise in cooperation Edition 698, 27 Mar

RTOs should be aware of their many obligations in accord with the  Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015. A workshop hosted by NT ISAC in Darwin last week in association with ACPET managed to attract equal numbers of employer/industry representatives and their respective RTOs to... Read more

International student sector - a short quiz Edition 698, 27 Mar

A quick quiz to test your knowledge on the state of play with our growing international student sector - if you want a copy of the AEI December 2016 statisitcs informing this quiz just email nt@acpet.edu.au,     1. How many international students does Australia play host to?  1.&nbs... Read more

NMU Archive
GTNT's Kathryn Stenson appointed as interim ACPET NT Director Edition 697, 20 Mar

With the retirement of Sean Mahoney of ICAE as the Northern Territory Director on the ACPET National Board, expressions of interest were called from interested members to fill the position in an interim capacity until the ACPET AGM in August. The AGM and National Conference will be in Brisbane this... Read more

Free business improvement workshops including an ASQA update Edition 696, 13 Mar

Business improvement workshops courtesy of the NT Government While readers are most familiar with the ACPET suite of professional development activities targeting education and training providers and practitioners, we are pleased to also promote a number of activities provided free of charge by the... Read more

ICAE students - and a new kitchen - shine Edition 695, 6 Mar

Busy week for the team at ICAE with a graduation ceremony, catered of course by commercial cookery students in the gleaming new kitchens on campus, followed up the next day with a welcome to new students at the Deck Bar in the CBD.  Wonderful to see students from around the globe (and even Jam... Read more

Interested in India ? Edition 695, 6 Mar

The Australian Government Dept of Education & Training is hosting an India Skills mission to Delhi on 10 and 11 April, and ACPET nationally is eager to poromte this mission and have members nominate to be involved and  are keen on exploring opportunities in India. Put these dates in your d... Read more

ACPET members step up to the plate with International Student Scholarships Edition 694, 27 Feb

Study in Australia’s Northern Territory Scholarships are provided by the Northern Territory government and education providers to talented students from China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Nepal, Philippines, Timor-Leste and Vietnam to study in Australia’s Northern Territory. The... Read more

International Student Welcoming Ceremony at Parliament House Edition 694, 27 Feb

One of the key topics at the ACPET Forum on Wednesday was international education and how those students coming to Australia contribute not only to our local export economy but to the fabric of our multicultural and welcoming society.  Darwin in particular is just commencing the journey to be... Read more

Foundation Skills Training Package Review Darwin & Alice Springs Edition 694, 27 Feb

You are invited to attend a workshop to review the Foundation Skills (FSK) Training Package on Tuesday March 14th in Alice Springs or Wednesday March 15th in Darwin The workshop will explore the following questions: • Your thoughts/recommendations on how we might approach a review of performa... Read more

ACPET Extreme VETing Forum - messages received Edition 694, 27 Feb

  Many thanks to those members, industry representatives and other interested stakeholders who attended the ACPET Forum in Darwin on Wednesday.  It was also good to welcome both ACPET Chair Bruce Callaghan and CEO Rod Camm on the day. Our thanks also to the presenters from the NT Gover... Read more

Central Australian Mining Seminar - Alice Springs Edition 694, 27 Feb

  The Chamber of Commerce NT and Green Glass Consulting are holding a Regional Mining Seminar on Monday 27 March 2017 at the Double Tree by Hilton, Barrett Drive, Alice Springs. The seminar is being held to coincide with the AGES conference being held on 28 & 29 March. The Regional Minin... Read more

Crime & Saftey Expo Berrimah Edition 694, 27 Feb

The Crime Prevention & Safety Expo will be held on Saturday 25 March 2017 at the Peter McAulay Centre, Berrimah Police, Fire & Emergency Services are hosting the event and has space at the Expo for exhibitors who are in the safety & security business wishing to have a stall there on t... Read more

Have your say with ACPET CEO Rod Camm! Edition 694, 27 Feb

Now is your chance to have an informative discussion with ACPET CEO Rod Camm! Rod Camm will be presenting the informative discussion this Thursday 2 March 2017 at 2.00pm - 3.00pm AEDT. He will be providing an update and interact with participants throughout the webinar on: State of the indu... Read more

What is on this week in PD? Edition 693, 20 Feb

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

Draft 2017 Northern Territory Skilled Occupation Priority List Edition 693, 20 Feb

The Department of Business is eager to receive input to the 2017 Skill Occupation Priority List. NT Industry Skills Advisory Council (ISAC) is the lead organisation in collating responses that will assist in finalising this list for a March 2017 release. All responses should be directed to Rob... Read more

NT Endorsed Provider model review Edition 692, 13 Feb

In 2013 the Northern Territory Government implemented the Endorsed Provider Model (EPM) in response to the 2012 National Partnership Agreement on Skills Reform requirement that jurisdictions will improve the quality of VET teaching and training through the implementation of criteria specific for RTO... Read more

NT VET Investment Review Edition 692, 13 Feb

One of the sessions at next Wednesday’s ACPET Extreme VETing Forum is a presentation on The Review of Training NT by Employment & Skilling Executive Director Kim Jenkinson.  If you havent already been briefed on this review, this session will outline the process to date and the time... Read more

ACPET VET Forum 22 February 2017 Hilton Darwin Edition 691, 6 Feb

ACPET NT VET Forum – 22 February Hilton Darwin Less than a month now to our first NT VET Forum for the year. These one day sessions provide a snapshot of the current state of play of the VET sector nationally and locally.  Join with colleagues and industry experts to appraise yourself of... Read more

ACPET VET Forum 22 February 2017 Hilton Darwin Edition 690, 30 Jan

ACPET NT VET Forum – 22 February Hilton Darwin Less than a month now to our first NT VET Forum for the year. These one day sessions provide a snapshot of the current state of play of the VET sector nationally and locally.  Join with colleagues and industry experts to appraise yourself of... Read more

NT International Student Scholarship Edition 689, 23 Jan

NT Study in Australia scholarships Study in Australia’s Northern Territory Scholarships are provided by the Northern Territory government and education providers to talented students from China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Nepal, Philippines, Timor-Leste and Vietnam to study in Australi... Read more

NT International Student Ambassadors Edition 689, 23 Jan

Being a StudyNT Student Ambassador will profile your college while contributing to a students personal and professional development. These Ambassadors  will help promote Northern Territory educational facilities as well as showcase all the Northern Territory has to offer as a study destination... Read more

ACPET NT Forum 22 February Darwin Hilton Edition 688, 16 Jan

ACPET February 2017 Forum: All you wanted to know about VET but were afraid to ask. A one day forum to inform you and to provide an opportunity to engage on things that matter in the VET space as we move into 2017. Sessions to include: • An update of the VET sector moving forward •... Read more

Some holiday reading - International student performance & a report on Education & Training spending Edition 684, 19 Dec

Victoria University’s Mitchell Institute has published its annual Report on Expenditure on Education and Training in Australia. The key findings of the Report include; Higher education expenditure increased by 45 per cent over a ten year period to 2014-15 School education expenditure incr... Read more

ACPET VET Forum – Monday 20 February 2017 Edition 682, 5 Dec

Many thanks to those of you who registered for the NT ACPET Forum that would have been held last Friday. Regretfully, it would appear that the first week of December is not a good time to host such a gathering and as registrations were flat the decision was made to postpone and to host this forum in... Read more

Local students awarded New Colombo Plan Scholarships Edition 682, 5 Dec

Congratulations to Charles Darwin University students Katie Hicks and Anna McKenzie who are both recipients of the current round of New Colombo Plan Scholarships.  These Territory students will now have an opportunity to live and learn offshore supported by scholarships capped at $72,500 each.&... Read more

Vale Emeritus Professor Larry Smith Edition 681, 28 Nov

Many years ago in a department far away, I (Michael Hall - ACPET NT) had the pleasure of working with a true gentleman/rogue in the then Qld Department of Education's Research Branch.  Many ACPET members would have engaged or argued with Larry and the last time I saw him was when he present... Read more

ACPET One day Workshop and Christmas Party Friday 2 December Darwin Hilton Edition 681, 28 Nov

ACPET NT is pleased to host a one day workshop  - Friday 2 December Hilton Hotel, Darwin Please register online at the ACPET website here Session 1: (3 hours) 9am – 12pm International Education – provided by Austrade and covering: Introduction to International Education Free... Read more

ACPET One day Workshop and Christmas Party Friday 2 December Darwin Hilton Edition 680, 21 Nov

ACPET is pleased to host a one day workshop focussing on: Session 1. 4 hours – 9am – 1pm International Education, including Introduction to International Education Free Trade Agreements Readiness for international business Learn the fundamentals of international education in Au... Read more

New to international education and free trade agreements? Friday 2 December - Darwin Hilton Edition 679, 14 Nov

If you’re keen to learn the basics of international education and free trade agreements (FTAs) then mark your calendar now, to be part of a Darwin workshop on 2 December, 2016 at the Darwin Hilton. This will be a most informative day for providers and will cumlinate with the ACPET End of Year... Read more

Education leads the pack on the Chief Ministers NT Trade delegation to China Edition 679, 14 Nov

As we witness some global shifts in international relations with a soon to be newly positions USA, it is appropriate that wefurther build on our close relationship with China, our largest trading partner. We are the closest capital city in Australia to Asia and sit on the Maritime Silk Road. ... Read more

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