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Darwin PD opportunity - Assessment esssentials 17 September Edition 618, 24 Aug

Faciliated by local VET Guru Deb Carr, workshop attendees will benefit from Deb¹s pragmatic approach to assessment design and searches for a balance >that meets compliance 'red tape' and industry needs to grow a competent workforce. > >Target audience: Maximum 15 pe... Read more

Darwin Careers Expo - same same but so much better Edition 617, 17 Aug

You can glean a lot of local intelligence by meandering around the human maze that is a careers expo.   Melbourne  - huge, many providers, ELICOS, universities and a focus on the big end of town, tourism, some agricultural focus and and an almost sideshow alley display of IT wiza... Read more

Free workshop - building a healthy workplace Edition 617, 17 Aug

A Masterclass. VETnetwork would like to invite you to the following Darwin event. Working Safe = Living Safe is a program specifically designed for employers which aims to build a positive workplace environment and support young employees through mentoring. Working Safe = Living Safe workshops... Read more

Alice Springs Career Expo a hit Edition 616, 10 Aug

With an early morning temperature of 0 degrees, it was heartening that over 1000 souls ventured into the Alice Springs Convention Centre for the evening and day sessions of the Careers Expo. The expo itself was quite innovative and well done to the team Youth WorX for coordinating the series of e... Read more

Careers Expos Alice Tuesday and Wednesday and Darwin next week - come and say hi Edition 615, 3 Aug

Just a reminder the Execuiitve Officer Michael Hall will be in Alice Springs for the Careers Expo at the Convention Centre this Tuesday and Wednesday.  For providers not presenting, why not drop by and say hi and perhaps a chat on what's happening in the sector?   Next week the... Read more

Singapore Roadshow - growing the NT connection Edition 615, 3 Aug

Singapore Roadshow. Asia's Future. Your Future. As a positive reflection of the Northern Territories’ increasing appeal to foreign investors and our increasing awareness of the growing economic and social influences of our Asian neighbours, it was great too see almost 100 attended at last... Read more

NT International eNews launched Edition 614, 27 Jul

Study NT international education website goes live The Northern Territory international education and training website Study NT is up and running at www.StudyNT.nt.gov.au The website shares students’ stories on what they appreciate about studying and living in the Northern Territory. It also... Read more

Reminder - NT Career Expos member promotion opportunity Edition 613, 20 Jul

The forthcoming NT  Careers Expos  provide a valuable opportunity to promote your courses to potential students – and their parents/guardians. To assist those smaller RTOs who cannot attend themselves, ACPET NT is pleased to offer you an opportunity to promote be represented... Read more

2015 NT Export and Industry Awards open Edition 612, 13 Jul

As noted previously, international education is a fledging industry in the Territory, although there are so many natural advantages – close to Asia, cheap air flights (at least to Asia...) reasonable cost of living (yes, I have lived in Melbourne and it is far less expensive here in so many wa... Read more

Opportunities with Asian students Edition 611, 6 Jul

After a week travelling through Singapore, Guangzhou, Macau, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur it is more than apparent that the Asian century is in hyperdrive.  Interest in Australia is high, particularly as a destination of choice for Asian tourists,students and increasingly, investors.  China... Read more

Australia on the new Silk Road - a new pathway to prosperity Edition 610, 29 Jun

The past week has been momentous in a number of ways – Australia is well poised to benefit from a winning trifecta of reform and policy initiatives that have the potential to offer long lasting economic, strategic and cultural values. In Aussie parlance – we are holding a winning trifec... Read more

Release of the Northern Australian White Paper - Edition 609, 22 Jun

With much fanfare and ceremony, the very long awaited White Paper on the Development of Northern Australia has been released. Having trawled through the 180 odd pages, I kept having flash backs to reading Huckleberry Finn. ..“Tom appeared on the sidewalk with a bucket of whitewash and a lon... Read more

Do you want your RTO represented at the forthcoming NT Career Expos? Edition 608, 15 Jun

Attending a Careers Expo can be an expensive and time consuming exercise, although if you miss the opportunity you miss a great chance to promote your courses to potential students – and their parents/guardians. To assist those smaller RTOs who cannot attend themselves, ACPET NT is pleased... Read more

NT Training Awards - finalists announced Edition 607, 8 Jun

Well done to the finalists for the forthcoming NT Training Awards, being held at the Darwin Convention Centre on Saturday evening, 29 August. Congratulations also to those ACPET members that are either finalists or have trained finalists – these awards are a wonderful opportunity to high... Read more

TETN and CATN revived - supporting the NT VET practitioner Edition 607, 8 Jun

One of the underlying messages received from RTOs and practitioners in the Territory is a desire for more networking opportunities aligned to supporting the capacity and knowledge of trainers, a sharing of practices and helping RTOs with improving   business performance. Over the years,... Read more

VET Trek to the Tiwi Islands - 27 November Edition 607, 8 Jun

In light of the feedback from delegates at the recent ACPET VET Works! Forum held in Darwin, we have listened and planning is now underway for the next forum, tentatively to be held on Friday 27 November outside of Darwin. ACPET VET Trek will boldly take us where no VET Forum has gone before - by s... Read more

International matters in the NT - some updates Edition 606, 1 Jun

Delegates at the recent ACPET VET Works! Forum heard form a number of experts including Rachael Shanahan , Director Northern Territory International Education and Training Hub. Rachael's presentation is available: just email michael.hall@acpet.edu.au. There si also an informative video by... Read more

ACPET VET Works! Forum paves the way Edition 605, 25 May

It was great to see so many familiar faces at last Friday’s ACPET VET Works! Forum at Skycity.  The day provided insight into a number of VET reforms and participants discussed topics  ranging from external validation to growing an international presence for their RTOs. Perhaps a mat... Read more

53rd Australian Export Awards - Applications now open Edition 604, 18 May

Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb has launched the 53rd Australian Export Awards for 2015.  State and territory awards programs will open successively. Applications for the Australian Export Awards programme for 2015 are now open. Apply today for your chance to be crowned the best... Read more

An Overview of the Budget Edition 604, 18 May

Should you wish to view an overview of the Federal Budget, please click here, Prepared with thanks by Hugh Roberts, NT Chamber of Commerce... Read more

VET Works! Forum - Darwin 3 weeks to go. Edition 602, 4 May

ACPET VET Works! Forum Skycity Darwin Grand Ballroom Friday 22 May 2015 Reflections and directions on the state of play for vocational education and training in the NT 8.30  - 9:00 Registration, welcome coffee and croissants 9:00 – 9:15   Forum overview and the day defi... Read more

Applications for 2015 Green Gown Awards open 15 May Edition 602, 4 May

Applications for the 2015 Green Gown Awards Australasia will open on 7 May and the deadline is 4pm Wednesday 29 July. The Awards are held in conjunction with the the 15th International ACTS Conference at Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus in Geelong, Victoria from 21-23 October 2015. The t... Read more

ACPET Vet works! Forum Darwin Skycity 22 May Edition 601, 27 Apr

ACPET VET Works! A Forum Feat.Bass in the Grass The Skycity Ballroom will be host the 2015 VET Works! Forum from 9am to 4.30pm, with a networking reception from 4.30 to 6pm at the Sand Bar. The forum will cover a broad range of topics, including:   A keynote address by ACPET CEO Rod Cam... Read more

RTOs - encourage employers to take on apprentices and trainess Edition 601, 27 Apr

Minister for Business, Peter Styles said Northern Territory employers are being encouraged to take on new apprentices and trainees. Last week another 140 Northern Territory Government employer incentives, valued at up to $4000 each, were released to encourage businesses in the private sector to em... Read more

Excellence in Language, Literacy & Numeracy Practice Award - Free webinar for applying Edition 601, 27 Apr

The Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Practice Award recognises innovation and excellence by an individual involved in improving LLN skills in an educational, community or workplace context. The Award is one of the 18 awards presented at the 2015 Australian Training Awards, the pe... Read more

Applications for 2015 Green Gown Awards open 15 May Edition 601, 27 Apr

Applications for the 2015 Green Gown Awards Australasia will open on 7 May and the deadline is 4pm Wednesday 29 July. The Awards are held in conjunction with the the 15th International ACTS Conference at Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus in Geelong, Victoria from 21-23 October 2015. The t... Read more

Territory Q - On cue with education and training Edition 600, 20 Apr

Territory Q is by its own reckoning the Northern Territory premium business publication, published bi-monthly. It might not be Forbes but always provides a snapshot on the movers and shakers in the Territory. Given some of the other media coverage on our sector of late, it was euphoric to see the m... Read more

Supporting excellence for Territory VET practitioners - TETN and CATN revived! Edition 600, 20 Apr

One of the underlying messages received from RTOs and practitioners in the Territory is a desire for more networking opportunities aligned to supporting the capacity and knowledge of trainers, a sharing of practices and helping RTOs with improving   business performance. Over the years, n... Read more

Apply for the 2015 Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice Award Edition 600, 20 Apr

The Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Practice Award recognises innovation and excellence by an individual involved in improving LLN skills in an educational, community or workplace context. The Award is one of the 18 awards presented at the 2015 Australian Training Awards, the pe... Read more

Employer Engagement in Vocational Learning and VET Edition 599, 13 Apr

VETnetwork Australia is hosting a series of professional learning events titled “Employer Engagement in Vocational Learning and VET”. These sessions will be held in a variety of locations across Australia and be presented by Dave Turner, Independent Education Consultant, DJ Turner Cons... Read more

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