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NT VET Strategy launched Edition 639, 8 Feb

The Northern Territory Government has launched a new campaign to tackle the Territory's skills shortage. Minister for Employment and Training Peter Styles said the renewed push is aimed at enticing a greater number of Territory students, workers and employers to participate in vocational educati... Read more

VET reset? Reform review underway - your input needed Edition 639, 8 Feb

Quality of Assessment in vocational education and training – Discussion paper The COAG Industry and Skills Council is seeking reform options to enhance the skills of VET trainers and assessors, the application of RPL, strengthening external validation and practitioner registration.  AC... Read more

ACPET National Conference Hobart - 24-26 August 2016 Edition 639, 8 Feb

Come to the ACPET Conference 2016: Connecting Knowledge, Skills and Futures through Innovation Mark your 2016 diary now for the ACPET 2016 National Conference and Asia Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF) to be held on Hobart's spectacular waterfront at the Hotel Grand Chance... Read more

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Mark your diary now - ACPET National Conference Hobart - 24-26 August 2016 Edition 638, 1 Feb

Mark your 2016 diary now for the ACPET 2016 National Conference and Asia Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF) to be held on Hobart's spectacular waterfront at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart from Wednesday 24th to Friday 26th August 2016. Overlooking the Hobart Harbour and C... Read more

CATN and TETN sessions on (more) VET reforms Edition 638, 1 Feb

The Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Luke Hartsuyker, has announced that the Department of Education and Training will be seeking views on the quality of assessment, amongst other things, in VET and how it can be improved.  The discussion paper looks specifically at: F... Read more

More PD. As requested by you Edition 637, 25 Jan

ACPET in the NT hosts two VET forums each year, in adddiotnal to ad hoc professsional develement activities for local RTOs and practitioners  The following is feedback from the ACPET Forum held at The Vibe in December:    A greater focus on course design/development ASQA and the... Read more

Mark your diary now - ACPET National Conference Hobart - 24-26 August 2016 Edition 637, 25 Jan

Mark your 2016 diary now for the ACPET 2016 National Conference and Asia Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF) to be held on Hobart's spectacular waterfront at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart from Wednesday 24th to Friday 26th August 2016. Overlooking the Hobart Harbour and C... Read more

NT member taking training to the world Edition 636, 18 Jan

Site Skills Training is a Northern Territory Registered Training Organisation and has recently secured a $2million training contract for the delivery of Crane, Plant, Rigging and Scaffolding training in Saudi Arabia. The Agreement is for delivery of training programs for a new Crane and Heavy Equ... Read more

NT Skilled Occupation Priority List Edition 635, 21 Dec

The Draft 2016 Northern Territory Skilled Occupation Priority List (NTSOPL) has been released. Your input is appreciated. The NTSOPL is an evidence-based list of skilled occupations in high demand or considered critical by business and industry in the Northern Territory. The NTSOPL is a forwar... Read more

Mark your diary now - ACPET National Conference Hobart - 24-26 August 2016 Edition 635, 21 Dec

Mark your 2016 diary now for the ACPET 2016 National Conference and Asia Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF) to be held on Hobart's spectacular waterfront at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart from Wednesday 24th to Friday 26th August 2016. Overlooking the Hobart Harbour and C... Read more

What do NT RTO's really, really want? Edition 634, 14 Dec

What do NT RTOs really want? Many thanks for the great response to what RTOs want and how ACPET can assist in 2016. In summary comments from the ACPET VET Forum on 4 December were: • A greater focus on course design/development • ASQA and the Standards explained • Validation of... Read more

Save the Date - ACPET 2016 Conference and APIEF Hobart 24 - 26 August Edition 634, 14 Dec

We are excited to announce 2016’s Australian Council for Private Education and Training's (ACPET) Asia Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF) and National Conference is being held on Hobarts waterfront at Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart from Wednesday 24th to Friday 26th August 2016.... Read more

International students Conference Darwin July 2016 Edition 633, 7 Dec

 CISA Conference 20165-8 July 2016 Formed in 2010, the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) is recognized as the national peak student representative organization for all international students in Australia. CISA is a not-for-profit, non-politically and non-commercially aligned... Read more

Friday's Darwin VET Forum - a great day (and night...) had Edition 633, 7 Dec

Over 30 delegates attended and collaborated at the ACPET VET Forum at the Vibe Hotel on the Waterfront on Friday.  The day covered a raft of topics and some briefings as to what RTOs can expect in 2016 and beyond. A big ACPET thanks to particpants and to the many expert presenters. M... Read more

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 nt@acpet.edu.au or call Michael on 0438463598. A great opportunity to catch up with colleagues and be upda... Read more

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 nt@acpet.edu.au 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

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