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This Friday! ACPET VET FORUM and Christmas Party Edition 632, 30 Nov

Registrations are still open for the ACPET VET Forum and Christmas Party this Friday at The Vibe.  Just go to the ACPET web site for more information or if it's all to hard just email or call Michael on 0438463598. A great opportunity to catch up with colleagues and be upda... Read more

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For your diary - ACPET National Conference Hobart - 24-26 August 2016 Edition 631, 23 Nov

Mark your 2016 diary now for the ACPET 2016 National Conference and Asia Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF). These exciting events will be held in the beautiful 'go-ahead' city of Hobart, from 24-26 August 2016 at the Grand Chancellor Hotel. Why not plan to stay for the weekend?... Read more

Skills Standards Organisations - update Edition 631, 23 Nov

Skills Service Organisations arein the process of being established to service the skilling needs of industry throughout the nation. SSOs will provide a range of independent, professional enabling activities  to support industry reference committees to review and develop training products, incl... Read more

NT RTO Forum - an esssential PD opportunity 4 Dec Edition 631, 23 Nov

Below is the penultimate program for the ACPET Gidday 2016 VET Forum being held in Darwin on 4 December. $165 for members, others $195  AfterForum Christmas Party with over size jocular Santa  - priceless.  Be there - he's watching ! ACPET Northern Territory VET Forum : Gid... Read more

This Friday! ACPET VET FORUM and Christmas Party Edition 631, 23 Nov

Registrations are still open for the ACPET VET Forum and Christmas Party this Friday at The Vibe.  Just go to the ACPET web site for more information or if it's all to hard just email or call Michael on 0438463598. A great opportunity to catch up with colleagues and be upda... Read more

ACPET NT VET Forum - three weeks to go Edition 630, 16 Nov

Just three weeks to the last ACPET NT Forum for 2015.  You are invited to join with colleagues to review reforms and other operational matters of importance to NT RTOs. Expert presenters will inform on matters relating to RTO Indigenous community negotiations, international update, forging succ... Read more

An evening with Mr Andre Siregar, Consul for the Republic of Indonesia Edition 630, 16 Nov

It was a delight on Wednesday evening to hear a most impassioned and targeted speech by the Indonesian Consul to the NT, Andrew Omer Siregar on the directions for Australian - Indonesian relations. While the Consul expressed a level of disappointment over the state of relations under the Gillard an... Read more

Northern Australia Investment Conference Edition 630, 16 Nov

The Northern Australia Investment Forum was an initiative of Federal Trade and Investment Minister Robb, following on from the Northern Australia Development Where Paper. Around 100 of the worlds leading global investors met in Darwin to assess the viability of around 30 ready to roll investment opp... Read more

Student Grants available - HE and VET Edition 629, 9 Nov

The Department of Business has announced a number of scholarships, as detailed below. Please bring these scholarships to the attention of eligible students within your organisations. Higher Education Scholarships If you are you a 2014 or 2015 Year 12 school leaver and enrolling full-time at univer... Read more

ACPET VET Forum 2015 - annual review, directions and Christmas function Edition 629, 9 Nov

AS 2015 comes to a close, it will be remembered as a year of further seismic shifts in the world of VET with new organisational and governance structures, training package reforms with heightened industry input, expotential growth in VET FEE HELP, more legislative changes and scrutiny whil... Read more

Darwin - Gratis (as in FREE!) Training & Assessment Workshop Edition 628, 2 Nov

  A report prepared by Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) noted that : • learning and assessment in a structured workplace environment is not being done well by many Registered training organisations delivering early childhood education and care (Key findings) Workshop Theme... Read more

International Enrolment Growth Edition 628, 2 Nov

Australia continues to attract more international students, with growth in enrolments of around 10% in the last 12 months. The VET sector leads the way with 14.4% growth, followed by schools at 13.7%, then higher education and non-award education both at 9.9%. ELICOS has grown by 7.8% over the twel... Read more

ACPET RTO Forum Friday 4 December and Christmas Function Edition 627, 26 Oct

Put Friday 4 December in your diaries for a half day RTO seminar (networking  lunch from noon - 1.15)  foucssing on compliace, audit and directions for the VET sector and a review of the year that was, followed by the ACPET Christmas Function from 4.45pm with a special apprearance by... Read more

The new ACPET NT Committee announced... Edition 627, 26 Oct

The ACPET Board has endorsed the appointments of the new State and Territory committees.  I have great pleasure in announcing the following: Chair (continuing) Sean Mahoney International College of Advanced Education/Myriad Group Training :  Jo Fox of Fox Education and Consultancy (cont... Read more

ACPET 2016 National Conference in Hobart, TAS (24-26 August 2016) Edition 627, 26 Oct

Please mark your calendars now for The Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) 2016 National Conference and Asia Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF). These important events which focus on the strategic and policy development levels of the industry will be held in Hob... Read more

Just where is the VET sector going? Edition 626, 19 Oct

The following  is a Communique from the Industry Reference Committee Chairs meetings held over 7 and 8 October 2015, attended by Michael Hall of ACPET on behalf of the IBSA Education and Training SAC . The Chair of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC), John Pollaers, met with... Read more

Working in Asia workshop today Edition 625, 12 Oct

There are still a few spaces left for tonight's Working with Asia workshop,5.30 to 7.30 at Development House   76 the Espanade Darwin city   please register at Read more

NT International education - things can only get better... Edition 624, 5 Oct

Any talk of the Asian century and how the NT will fare in growing stronger ties with our northern neighbours cant happen without a discussion on education and training. We are witnessing phenomenal cultural and economic shifts in our region as many hundreds of millions of people move into consu... Read more

ACPET member ICAE scoops two awards at Chief Minister’s Northern Territory Export and Industry Awards Edition 623, 28 Sep

  Minister for Business Peter Styles congratulated the winners of the 2015 Chief Minister’s Northern Territory Export and Industry Awards announced at a ceremony at the Darwin Convention Centre on Thursday evening. The awards recognise outstanding achievements of NT exporters and industr... Read more

Info session. Working with Asia: The skills you need / plus NT International strategy launched Edition 622, 21 Sep

Well done to the NT Government with the launch last week of the Northern Territories’ Asian Engagement Trade and Investment Strategy 2015-2020.  It is heartening that the worth of growing international education and training linkages are acknowledged as the NT is punching below weigh... Read more

Bernard Salt - the NT in 2050. A free seminar Edition 622, 21 Sep

KPMGs Demographic Guru Bernard Salt is providing an address on directions for the NT and the role of the NT in the Northern Australian agenda.   Bernard is a gifted, energenic and inspiring presenter who has a talent for utilising exosting statitics to forcast future prossibilities and o... Read more

Winning International Business - two sessions next month Edition 622, 21 Sep

Session One Winning International Business for the NT - featuring Maos Last Dancer Li Cunxin An entartining evening and also featuring a session on how the NT Government can support your organisation to go international. 5 October from 6 - 9pm at the Darwin Convention Centre.  No charge but... Read more

It's a boy! Australia's first Minister for International Education delivered safely. Edition 622, 21 Sep

After a 30 year gestation period, Education and Training are proud to announce the arrival of their first Minister for International Education, the Hon .Richard Colbeck. Richard is a proud Tasmanian and has over two decades experience in the construction industry having commenced his career as... Read more

Yes another week slips by (or is it a year). Edition 622, 21 Sep

As you read this we will all be examining the details of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s new cabinet. Much speculation but few facts so it will make it an interesting Monday and an intriguing week. For the VET sector it is time (again) for some very direct talking. Monday sees our inaugural... Read more

Join ACPET at the International Strategy Breakfast Edition 621, 14 Sep

ACPET has been invited to host a table at a breakfast on Wednesday to hear from Minister Styles and senior government officials on  the Asian Engagement, Trade and Investment Strategy for 2015-2020. If you are current enrolling international students, or perhaps considering this opportunity or... Read more

Darwin Assessment Workshop - 17 September Edition 620, 7 Sep

Target audience: Intermediate to experienced assessment developers. VET professionals with practised skills at ‘pulling apart' a unit of competency and designing assessment tools. Purpose: Improve or develop assessments to meet ASQAs Guide to Development Assessment Tools. Workshop cons... Read more

Forum on Australia - Taiwan Partnerships Edition 620, 7 Sep

  The photos above were a few highlights of the 29th Joint Conference of the Australia-Taiwan Business Council and the Republic of China-Australia Businesss Councils - above is delegate Quy Nguyen from Kaohsiung City with the python Lady Gaga, and a panel session featuring AC... Read more

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

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