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Edition 550, 21 April 2014

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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

Are you meeting your government funded training obligations? Edition 550, 21 Apr

ACPET is proud to announce its newest Health Check service, exclusively available for our Vic members: our Government Funded Training (GFT) Health Check. This service has successfully provided members with an independent assessment of their contractual compliance against their Victorian Training Gua... Read more

Social Inclusion - Danny's Story Edition 550, 21 Apr

Danny is currently studying Certificate II in English as a second language (EAL) with Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities (ADEC). Danny is fluent in Greek and English but through a number of circumstances has struggled with his literacy. Danny was born in Australia, attended a public pri... Read more

Develop the skills of your new Team Leaders Edition 550, 21 Apr

ACPET has been successful in gaining funding through the VET Development Centre to offer newly promoted staff the opportunity to participate in the New Team Leaders Development Program. Participants will be given the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to assist them to be successful in thei... 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

Breakfast with the new Minister for Higher Education and Skills Edition 550, 21 Apr

ACPET would like to invite you to meet the Hon. Nicholas Wakeling MP, the new Minister for Higher Education and Skills, at a breakfast to be held on Tuesday 13 May 2014, at The OAKS on Collins. The Minister believes that education is the pathway into employment and he is looking forward to engagi... 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

Are you meeting your government funded training obligations? Edition 549, 14 Apr

Are you meeting your government funded training obligations? ACPET is proud to announce its newest Health Check service, exclusively available for our Vic members: our Government Funded Training (GFT) Health Check. This service has successfully provided members with an independent assessment of t... Read more

Develop the skills of your new Team Leaders Edition 549, 14 Apr

ACPET has been successful in gaining funding to offer newly promoted staff the opportunity to participate in the New Team Leaders Development Program.   Participants will be given the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to assist them to be successful in their new role. How will t... Read more

Are you meeting your government funded training obligations? Edition 548, 7 Apr

Are you meeting your government funded training obligations? ACPET is proud to announce its newest Health Check service, exclusively available for our Vic members: our Government Funded Training (GFT) Health Check. This service provides an independent assessment of your contractual compliance aga... Read more

External Validation of Assessments Edition 548, 7 Apr

External Validation of Assessments On Tuesday, ACPET continued with the External Validation of Assessment project for the Horticulture industry through DEECD with a session to pilot the preferred industry model of external validation.  Assessment tools for the unit “CHCWRK313A Implemen... 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

ACPET meets with the new Minister for Higher Education and Skills Edition 548, 7 Apr

On Friday 4 April 2014, Mel Koumides, the Chair of the Victorian State Committee and Cheryl Winnell, Victorian Executive Officer met with The Hon. Nick Wakeling MP, the Minister for Higher Education and Skills, to discuss issues facing our members in Victoria, as well as introduce the quality servic... Read more

Japan Study Melbourne Fair 2014- Invitation to Participate Edition 548, 7 Apr

We are pleased to advise that similar to last year, the Study Melbourne Fair in Japan will be held in Tokyo and Osaka between 6 - 8 June 2014. The Study Melbourne Fair is a Victorian Government initiative which aims to provide Victorian education and training providers with an opportunity to showcas... Read more

Welcome to Director International Education and Study Melbourne Facebook Page Edition 548, 7 Apr

ACPET is pleased to welcome Rebecca Hall to Victoria as the new Director International Education within the Department of State Development Business and Innovation. Rebecca and the International Education Unit (IEU) are responsible for the implementation of the International Education Strategy for V... 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

Developing Practical Placement Guidelines Edition 547, 31 Mar

ACPET was contracted to work with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD), Training Participation and Facilitation Division to develop Practical Placement Guidelines to assist RTOs that deliver training to non-school students. Over the past 2 months representatives of... Read more

Members ‘In conversation with the CEO’ Edition 547, 31 Mar

On Wednesday Peter Pearce from Asia Pacific Training Institute, Peter Venables from Integrity Business College and Dr Andrew Morgan from Academy of Design joined Claire Field for her ‘In Conversation with the CEO’. The session is available for our members to ask specific questions tha... Read more

AFIS Information Day 2014 -April 5 Edition 547, 31 Mar

The Australian Federation of International Students (AFIS) and the Victorian Government are pleased to be hosting an International Student Information Day, this will be a one-stop for all the information needed by international students studding in Victoria! When: Saturday April 5 from 10am -6pm&nb... 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

Develop the skills of your new Team Leaders Edition 546, 24 Mar

ACPET has been successful in gaining funding to offer newly promoted staff the opportunity to participate in the New Team Leaders Development Program.   Participants will be given the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to assist them to be successful in their new role. As many... 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

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

Lord Mayor’s Student Welcome Edition 545, 17 Mar

The Lord Mayor’s Student Welcome is a special event that recognises and celebrates students’ contributions to the cultural life and diversity of the City (including nearly 36,000 international students who live and study in Melbourne’s central city.) This award-winning event, pr... Read more

Victoria India Skills Partnership Start-Up Allowances (VISPSA) Program Edition 545, 17 Mar

The Victoria India Skills Partnership Start-up Allowances (VISPSA) program offers a one-off contribution (paid in instalments, subject to the delivery of agreed milestones) to Victorian vocational education and training (VET) institutions that are embarking on a transnational training partnership wi... 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

Small Business SuccessMap Edition 544, 10 Mar

Small Business SuccessMap for just $1,000(+GST) The Victorian Government’s Small Business SuccessMap supports small business owners and managers to build their business.  For just a $1,000(+GST) contribution, you will have an independent business planning specialist work with you to cond... Read more

Chinese delegation visits Melbourne Edition 544, 10 Mar

Chinese delegation visits Melbourne On Monday 3 March 2014, Mr Liu Hongjie, Director, Ministry of Education, Department of Vocational and Adult Education, lead a delegation of senior vocational education specialists to meet with ACPET to discuss adult vocational education in Victoria.  As th... Read more

2014 Victorian Training Awards Edition 544, 10 Mar

2014 Victorian Training Awards If you are an apprentice, trainee, school based VET student, school or business that is making a difference for those pursuing a trade or skill. Nominations for the 2014 Victorian Training Awards are now open. Minister for Higher Education and Skills Peter Hall is e... Read more

2nd Malaysian Summit of Australia (MASA) Edition 544, 10 Mar

Malaysian Summit of Australia, simply put as MASA, is more than an event run by students. Conceived by the Malaysian Students’ Council of Australia (MASCA) 1, MASA is a unprecedented idea based on a vision to gather people of diverse interests and background in one place. Just like our country... Read more

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