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Need help tracking down the LLN resources you need? Edition 550, 21 Apr

Are you, like many RTOs, missing out on accessing the many high-quality foundation skills resources available to you to address your students’ foundation skills requirements? If you're not sure where to find them or if you're struggling to work out which material best suits your RTO&#... Read more

Networks – generating practitioner capacity through sharing Edition 550, 21 Apr

At last Decembers ACPET VET Islands in the Steam Forum delegates had an opportunity to discuss and debate directions for RTOs, particularly the smaller ones, when information and compliance overload can lead to isolation or removal from the traditional business mores of community and networks. The f... Read more

Group Bookings - 2014 ACPET National Conference and Asia-Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF) Edition 550, 21 Apr

ACPET’s Asia Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF) and National Conference program is now available and early bird registrations are now open. This year, the National Conference theme is Connecting Up – the power of possibilities, with a range of impressive speakers, exhibitors... Read more

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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

Towards 2030 - have your say in Parliament House 26 May Edition 549, 14 Apr

A Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia’s Inquiry into the Development of Northern Australia is accepting submission as to key ingredients “to achieving stronger growth for the region”. ACPET is eager to contribute to the discussions and prepare a submission to the Joint... Read more

Countdown to the NT Training Awards - are you already a loser? Edition 549, 14 Apr

I often query the intelligence of those who lament not winning lotto  - but didn’t buy a ticket. Over the years I had heard every excuse from private providers, particularly the smaller ones as to why they don’t win at the various training awards. Its all about 'large provider... Read more

Date claimer Darwin 16 September - Foundation Skills Assessment Tool (FSAT) Edition 548, 7 Apr

The Department of Industry has contracted the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) to develop an online Foundation Skills Assessment Tool (FSAT) to identify and assess an individual's foundation skill levels. The tool will be available free to assist learners, job seekers, trainers... Read more

VET reform - a national new direction Edition 548, 7 Apr

The Hon Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry, chaired the inaugural meeting of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Industry and Skills Council in Brisbane last week. Ministers in attendance agreed that ensuring industry has the skilled workforce and operating environment and a... 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

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

If you drop out of VET there is always Uni... Edition 547, 31 Mar

The NT Career Advisers Seminar held last Thursday in Darwin was promoted as “an annual event organised in partnership by Training NT (Department of Business) and the Department of Education, and provides a means of ensuring territory wide essential career and industry information is shared bet... Read more

New free online national Foundation Skills tool under development - your opportunity to help shape the tool Edition 547, 31 Mar

Are you interested in finding out about a free online Foundation Skills Assessment Tool being developed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) to assess foundation skill levels against the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) and the Core Skills for Work (CSfW) Framework? An e... 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

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

A winning trifecta – probity: RTO Data Reporting and Health Check: the practical; RPL workshop and the possible- Towards 2030- a Vision for Northern Australia Edition 546, 24 Mar

1.  Data Collection and Health Check: How prepared is your RTO for audit and the provision of full quarterly data recording?  ACPET has combined a data integrity check with our RTO Health Check service to offer a complete personalised service for your RTO.  By utilising the NT Governm... Read more

2014 Skilled Occupation Priority List out now Edition 545, 17 Mar

The 2014 Northern Territory Skilled Occupation Priority List (NTSOPL) is now available on the Department of Business website: http://www.dob.nt.gov.au/employment/workforce-development/Pages/occupation-list.aspx. The 213 occupations included on the 2014 list are from a variety of industries and are c... Read more

ACPET RPL Roundup – a full day, hands on workshop to lasso all things RPL Edition 545, 17 Mar

Venue: Darwin  Time: 9am to 4pm Date:  Friday March 28 2014 Registrations essential It is only an assessment process after all, but we know that it requires a range of different skills and approaches to create the assessments and implement them in practice in an efficient and effective... Read more

Data Reporting and RTO Health Check services available Edition 545, 17 Mar

To assist NT RTOs with the transition to total VET reporting,  the NT Government is providing up to $5000 to NT RTOs. These funds can assist with ensuring system and operational  functionality to  AVETMISS 7 standards and  the RTOs readiness to provide&nb... 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

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

Supporting NT RTOs – The ACPET IT Health Check Edition 544, 10 Mar

ACPET acknowledges the NT Government’s offer to NT RTOs of an amount up to $5000 to assist with ensuring system functionality to AVETMISS 7 standards and your RTOs readiness to provide more comprehensive, accurate and timely reporting. These funds can be used to access t... Read more

2030 VISION FOR DEVELOPING NORTHERN AUSTRALIA –HAVE YOUR SAY IN PARLIAMENT HOUSE Edition 544, 10 Mar

DARWIN MONDAY 26 MAY  The Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia is accepting submissions to assist an inquiry into the Development of Northern Australia. The NT Government has submitted a submission and it was notable that last week the Prime Minister acknowledged that for the purpose... Read more

ACPET RPL Roundup – A full day, hands on workshop to lasso all things RPL Edition 544, 10 Mar

Esplanade Double Tree by Hilton 9am to 4pm Friday March 28 – registration essential It is only an assessment process after all, but we know that it requires a range of different skills and approaches to create the assessments and implement them in practice in an efficient and effective way.... 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

ACPET NT VET Roundup Darwin 28 March Edition 543, 3 Mar

As 2014 shifts into high gear, ACPET invites you to a full day (or two half day) workshop to hear  of the pace of the reforms currently in train and recent shifts and realignments at the federal level that will impact on RTOs as we witness further policy and procedural realignments. The... Read more

NT Training Awards...you have to be in it Edition 543, 3 Mar

With 11 individual and organisation  awards on offer, NT RTOs, their students and industry partners are all in the running to be acknowledged at this year’s gala celebration being held on 13 September. Putting it simply, you have to be in it to win it. These awards celebrate achievemen... Read more

ACPET Towards 2030 - Developing Northern Australia Symposium Monday 26 April Edition 543, 3 Mar

If you are interested in the future for education and training in Northern Australia, with a focus on the NT, put Monday 26 April in your diary. Parliament House Darwin will be the venue for a day to debate, discuss and map directions for our sector as ACPET prepares a submission for the... 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

International Women’s Day VET Grants on offer Edition 542, 24 Feb

Do you know a Territory woman who wants to study a vocational education and training (VET) course that will assist them in returning to work after a period of absence? To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Department of Business offers four vocational education and training (VET) stud... Read more

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