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in focus 17 may 2010 Edition 366, 17 May

ACPET holds talks with Trade Minister This week ACPET met with Minister for Trade, Simon Crean to discuss the transition of responsibilities from AEI to Austrade and to explore ways in which the two bodies can work together to recover the ground that has been lost to our global competitors in t... Read more


member profile - bedford college Edition 366, 17 May

Bedford College in Glebe has been in operation for 66 years and is today a leading private provider of Business and Child Care courses (Accounting to commence in 2011). Bedford College is a VET Fee-Help approved training provider and offers guaranteed pathways (with credit) into many leading univ... Read more

acpet 2010 national conference Edition 366, 17 May

Earlybird registrations close this Friday, 18 June, 2010 Click here to download the current Program at a Glance (subject to change) – ( ACPET 2010 National Conference confirmed speakers to date include: Keynote presenters... Read more

world skills win for college students Edition 366, 17 May

Good news has come through from the World Skills Australia finals where 2 out of the 5 College representatives from Australian Trade College North Brisbane have gained medals!!!! Below is Corey Mitchell (Automotive) (on Left) who was awarded a silver medal (just pipped for the gold, I’m tol... Read more

productivity possibilities Edition 366, 17 May

Are teachers the only source of future efficiencies in VET, asks John Mitchell. The following article featuring Alan Manly, Managing Director of Group Colleges Australia (GCA) recently appeared in Campus Review. ACPET thanks Dr John Mitchell and Campus review for permitting ACPET to publish the... Read more


chiefing your tribe; creating a culture worth belonging to! Edition 366, 17 May

Michael Henderson will be presenting of the pre-conference master classes, Chiefing your tribe; creating a culture worth belonging to, on Wednesday 25 August in Melbourne. Registration for the master classes and the ACPET 2010 National Conference are now open and further information can be found... Read more

"over the top - skilling northern australia" - interim program now available Edition 366, 17 May

A two day forum focusing on matters relating to skilling, training, professional development, student engagement and workforce planning in Northern Australia. Delegates will hear from industry, training sector experts and government officials, as well as opportunities to engage in professional di... Read more

policy matters Edition 366, 17 May

Federal Budget 2010-2011 On Tuesday 11 May, the Federal Government handed down its 2010-2011 Budget. After numerous pre-budget announcements foreshadowed the major components of the budget, most Members will already be familiar with the centrepieces of the 2010-2011 Budget, which included substa... Read more

e-portfolios australia conference 2010 - call for papers now open Edition 366, 17 May

e-Portfolios Australia Conference 2010 (EAC2010) will bring together national and international educators and thought leaders from the vocational education and training (VET), higher education (universities) and adult community education (ACE) sectors to showcase current e-portfolio practice. W... Read more

endeavour awards 2010 Edition 366, 17 May

The 2011 round of the Endeavour Awards is now open and will close on 31 July 2010. Please go to Apply Now for further details on how to apply for a 2011 Endeavour Award. The Endeavour Awards is the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providi... Read more

transition of international marketing of education from aei to austrade Edition 366, 17 May

Appointment of National Education Manager - Mr Stephen Garrett As part of the transition of marketing functions from AEI to AUSTRADE, Stephen Garrett has been appointed National Education Manager to lead the strategic direction of the international marketing of education. He will be based in Ca... Read more

what's on around the country Edition 366, 17 May

If you would like your event listed in the events calendar in your patch please contact the appropriate ACPET Executive Officer by clicking on their name: ACT Frank Sette... Read more

international engagement Edition 366, 17 May

What's happening on the international scene? Look out for New data challenges common myths about private international education Bringing Providers Agents and Students... Read more

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