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Edition 540, 10 February 2014

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Find out what’s Pozible Edition 540, 10 Feb

I am delighted to announce that ACPET has taken our first step in supporting members to access affordable, high-quality resources through a collaborative ‘crowd funding’ model. ACPET’s Collaborative Development project was launched last week and is already attracting interest from... Read more


Students choosing private higher education in record numbers Edition 540, 10 Feb

The Department of Education has released its 2013 higher education student data (first half year). This data reveals that there was a 3.8 per cent increase in students enrolled in higher education, across the entire sector, when compared to the corresponding period in 2012. There was an 11 per cent... Read more


Take your place at the second ACPET Executive Retreat, Melbourne 6-8 April Edition 540, 10 Feb

ACPET is delighted to invite you to take your place among your executive educational peers at our second ACPET Executive Retreat, 'Drive your educational vision through your executive brand', in Melbourne this 6 to 8 April 2014. Taking place in the tranquil park setting of Aitken Hill Confe... Read more

Reminder: China JSJ – Request for Profiles Edition 540, 10 Feb

As advertised in last week's NMU, ACPET is currently in dialogue with the Chinese Government in an effort to pursue avenues for inclusion of ACPET members on to the China JSJ List. As part of a future submission to the Chinese Government, ACPET is preparing a number of profiles on ACPET membe... Read more

In Conversation with the CEO Edition 540, 10 Feb

With so much flux and change across the tertiary sector, it is difficult to keep abreast of, not only the policy decisions, but their impact on your institution. In response to member feedback, ACPET has organised monthly member meetings, as a forum for discussing these changes. Come along and enga... Read more

Aged care incentives: support employees to up-skill Edition 540, 10 Feb

The Aged Care Education and Training Incentive (ACETI) Programme provides payments to eligible aged care workers who undertake specified education and training programmes to upgrade qualifications and build their career in aged care. This program builds on current workplace training programs that su... Read more

Welcoming Keisha Amoah to ACPET Edition 540, 10 Feb

ACPET is delighted to advise that Keisha Amoah will be appointed to the shared position of National Administration and Member Support Officer. Keisha demonstrated maturity, strong customer service skills and a ‘can do’ attitude at her interview. Keisha has completed her Certificate III... Read more

What does your marketing say about you? Edition 540, 10 Feb

How can you get your messaging out to the wider public? What are the best and most cost effective channels to use? Marketing is about relationships with stakeholders, clients and the wider audience. It requires an active and engaging strategy that reflects your business’s core values, st... Read more

Collecting evidence that matters - unpacking the rules of evidence Edition 540, 10 Feb

Did you know how seriously RTOs are failing their training and assessment requirements at audit? 85% of RTOs were found non compliant in their assessment requirements when audited by ASQA in 2012-13 Heading the list are: inadequate or inappropriate assessment tools and practices failure to ass... Read more

Are you ready for audit? Edition 540, 10 Feb

Did you know? 77% of RTOs were found non compliant when audited by ASQA in 2012-13 85% of RTOs were found non compliant in their assessment requirements, and 91 RTOs had their re-registration cancelled by ASQA in 2011-13. The high rate of registration cancellations, suspensions and non-compl... Read more

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