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Edition 576, 20 October 2014

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21st Annual NT Export and Industry Awards - starring ACPET member ICAE Edition 576, 20 Oct

Great to see ACPET stalwart, NT Director and long time member ICAE and CEO Sean Mahoney taking centre stage on the night. Sean welcomed the assembled dignitaries, sponsors and supporters to a gala dinner at the Darwin Racecourse on Thursday evening in his capacity as Chairman of the International B... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 22 October, Darwin Edition 576, 20 Oct

ACPET is delivering a Commonwealth-funded series of Foundation Skills professional development events starting in October 2014 until June 2016. These workshops will be delivered as face to face sessions, ‘live webinars’ and a home tuition pack for those unable to attend the other session... Read more

NT Wraparound services explained Edition 576, 20 Oct

The Batchelor Institute and Ninti One along with their project partners would like to invite you to a workshop for Northern Territory Wraparound Services Demonstration Model project. A workshop will be held in both Alice Springs (Desert Knowledge Precinct) and Darwin (ACIKE, Charles Darwin Universit... Read more

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Employment Pathways for People with a Disability - Darwin 22 October Edition 575, 13 Oct

Forum:  Employment Pathways for People with a Disability When: Wednesday 22nd October Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm Location:  Charles Darwin University, Casuarina Campus. Red Building 1, Level 3, Room 1 (Above Café) Presentations to include: Future Labour Market Trends in the... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 22 October, Darwin Edition 575, 13 Oct

ACPET is delivering a Commonwealth-funded series of Foundation Skills professional development events starting in October 2014 until June 2016. These workshops will be delivered as face to face sessions, ‘live webinars’ and a home tuition pack for those unable to attend the other session... Read more

Gone Troppo for VET Forum 1 December & Cultural Workshops 2 December Darwin Hilton Edition 575, 13 Oct

Going Troppo for VET Forum Monday 1 December, plus an additional  optional day for Yilli Reung  (meeting place in the Larrakia language) offering  Cultural awareness workshops on Tuesday 2 December and the ACPET Christmas function on the evening of 1 December Join with colleag... Read more

Darwin Disability Workshop Friday 17 October Edition 574, 6 Oct

The Darwin Community Legal Service (DCLS)  in collaboration with the National Disability Co-ordination Office (NDCO)  will be presenting a workshop on employing people with disabilities on Friday 17 October 2014. The workshop is designed to assist employers to understand their legal oblig... Read more

ACPET Northern Territory Committee appointments Edition 573, 29 Sep

Congratulations – and thank you – to the appointees to the new 2014/15 ACPET NT Committee. This committee is a sub-committee of the ACPET National Board and with their valued input, this commitee will drive the direction for NT activities and will be the voice for NT memb... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 22 October, Darwin Edition 573, 29 Sep

ACPET is delivering a Commonwealth-funded series of Foundation Skills professional development events starting in October 2014 until June 2016. These workshops will be delivered as face to face sessions, ‘live webinars’ and a home tuition pack for those unable to attend the other session... Read more

ACPET Free Foundation skills workshop - 22 October, Darwin Edition 572, 22 Sep

ACPET is delivering a Commonwealth-funded series of Foundation Skills professional development events starting in October 2014 until June 2016. These workshops will be delivered as face to face sessions, ‘live webinars’ and a home tuition pack for those unable to attend the other session... Read more

VETnetwork Biennial Conference - informing VET in schools and beyond Edition 572, 22 Sep

Well done to VETnetwork CEO Lori Hocking, Keri Torney and the team for a most enjoyable and informative conference held over three days at the Darwin Conference Centre. The VETnetwork Australia 2014 Biennial National Conference attracted over 300 delegates who participated in VET workshops, informa... Read more

Congratulations to The Essington School on their 25th anniversary Edition 572, 22 Sep

A great ACPET congratulations to Principal David Cannon and the crew at The Essington School Darwin on attaining their 25th anniversary. The Essington School Darwin is renowned for excellence in edcuation and is also without debate the NTs leading school.  Principal David Cannon was a... Read more

Going Troppo for VET Forum. Darwin Hilton 1 December Edition 572, 22 Sep

Monday 1 December will offer VET aficionados an opportunity to be inspired and informed as ACPET host it's annual December Forum and end of year celebration. Due to popular demand it has been decided to make this a two day affair with Tuesday offering a cultural immersion workshop for VET practi... Read more

Training as an NT Corrective Service priority Edition 571, 15 Sep

The opening a new correctional services facility would not normally make the grade as a Monday Update feature, so hats off to the NT Government for having education and training as a priority for current and prospective Corrective clients. Touted as the Territory Government’s single largest... Read more

59th Northern Territory Training Awards .A night to remember. Edition 571, 15 Sep

Deputy Chief Minister Chandler provided the welcoming address at the 59th  NT Training Awards attended by  almost 500 finalists, families, VIPs and industry stakeholders at the Darwin Convention Centre on Saturday evening. It was great to have so much support for this VET night of nights... Read more

Indigenous advancement funding Edition 570, 8 Sep

Memebrs would be aware that the Australian Government has taken a new approach to funding under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy. Under the new Strategy, single applications and agreements will enable access to multiple programs and funding opportunities. The Guidelines for the Indigenous... Read more

Call for Expressions of Interest to join an ACPET State/Territory Committee Edition 570, 8 Sep

The Board is inviting expressions of interest from members to join the committee in their State/Territory. Existing committee members are welcome to reapply however also need to express an interest should they wish to remain on the committee. These committees have a key role to play in assisting th... Read more

Magic happens - Globally. A Skills Week Celebration Edition 569, 1 Sep

Parliament House was the host venue for a celebration to welcome and thank international students who have chosen to live and learn in the Territory. This celebration was a National Skills Week initiative, proudly supported by the Northern Territory and hosted by ACPET.  This year’s th... Read more

Access the VET Roadmap to Sustainability here Edition 568, 25 Aug

The Road Map for Sustainability supports training providers to undertake an ongoing journey of integrating sustainability skills into teaching, learning and assessment, and for implementing sustainable work practices in order to model sustainability in action to students, staff and industry. It off... Read more

Alice Springs Career expo Edition 568, 25 Aug

Pictured: GTNT's Coralie Boyd with Wendi Masters Dept of Business and ACPET's Michael hall.   Imparja television celebrity Yamba the honey ant was a surprising hit at the careers expo in AliceSprings with the hundreds of students and other career seekers last Thursday and Friday.... Read more

NDCO Information Sessions - Disability Awareness Week 2014 Edition 568, 25 Aug

Disability Awareness Week 2014 - NDCO Information Sessions 12pm – 1pm daily Cost: FREE Charles Darwin University, Casuarina Campus Monday 1st September: “NT Anti –Discrimination Act: How it can work for people with a disability.” Sally Sievers, Anti-Discrimination Commi... Read more

Date claimer 1 December - ACPET Forum: Going Troppo in the Wet for VET Edition 567, 18 Aug

The Hilton Hotel in Darwin has been selected as the venue for this years ACPET end of year forum and Christmas celebration.  Block out the date and as this is a Monday any out of towners should consider taking a few days off prior to experience the Wet - and the hotel prices are great valu... Read more

ACPET International Student Celebration - Parliament House Edition 567, 18 Aug

Putting the internationals into National Skills Week   As members are aware, National Skills Week provides a platform to highlight the opportunities and career pathways through vocational education and training with a theme this year of a magical mystery tour of skills.  ACPET in th... Read more

Forrest Review - a bold new world for indigenous training Edition 566, 11 Aug

In light of the significance of the recently released Indigenous Jobs and Training Review overseen by mining magnate Andrew Forrest on behalf of the Australian Government, the full recommensdation 14 is replicated below: "That, in order to create job-specific employer-directed training, the Co... Read more

Access the VET Roadmap to Sustainability here Edition 566, 11 Aug

The Road Map for Sustainability supports training providers to undertake an ongoing journey of integrating sustainability skills into teaching, learning and assessment, and for implementing sustainable work practices in order to model sustainability in action to students, staff and industry. It off... Read more

ACPET 2014 Elections - Voting now open! Edition 565, 4 Aug

Dear Members, Pursuant to the Constitution, nominations were called for three (3) State and Territory Directors positions representing: State/Territory Directors     Director Northern Territory     Director Queensland     Director Victoria Elect... Read more

ACPET Roadmap to Sustainability can be accessed by RTOs Edition 565, 4 Aug

The Road Map for Sustainability supports training providers to undertake an ongoing journey of integrating sustainability skills into teaching, learning and assessment, and for implementing sustainable work practices in order to model sustainability in action to students, staff and industry. It off... Read more

Last chance to apply for Green Gown Awards - closing 5 August Edition 565, 4 Aug

Apply now for the Green Gown Awards, open to ALL education and training providers in both VET and Higher Education regardless of size or type.  New for this year is a category called – Best Newcomer, which is aimed at those on the start of their sustainability journey or those... Read more

Unique Student Identifier - getting ready to go live. Edition 565, 4 Aug

The Federal Government's USI Taskforce is planning for a ‘soft go live’ of the USI system in late September/early October 2014.  The Taskforce are looking for RTOs who can ‘go live’ with either the organisation portal and/or web services by September/October 2014, a... Read more

Let's talk - ACPET in the Alice 21 and 22 August Edition 565, 4 Aug

ACPET's Michael Hall will be in Alice Springs on 21 & 22 August for the Careers's Expo and is also eager to meet with RTO representatives to discuss current opportunities, issues and impending refoms.Just drop Michael a line or expect a phone call soon. Just a reminder that the dat... Read more

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