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Edition 549, 14 April 2014

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A victory for common sense in higher education funding Edition 549, 14 Apr

Sunday saw the release of the much anticipated Review of the demand driven funding system report by the Hon Dr David Kemp and Andrew Norton. ACPET’s higher education members will be pleased by its recommendations – and most importantly so will their students - if the recommendations are... Read more


Next assessment of SVP eligibility for non-university higher education providers Edition 549, 14 Apr

The extended streamlined visa processing (SVP) arrangements for non-university higher education sector providers commenced on 22 March 2014. Currently there are 19 education providers that have been approved to participate in these arrangements. During discussions at the Education Visa Consultative... Read more

Week One in China - Australia is open for business Edition 549, 14 Apr

Last week ACPET CEO, Claire Field, joined the Trade Minister, the Hon Andrew Robb AO MP, and hundreds of Australian business leaders on a trade mission to China. ACPET sends its thanks to Eliza Chui and the rest of the Austrade team in China who are focussed on supporting ACPET members in their eng... Read more


2014 CDAA Conference – Adelaide Edition 549, 14 Apr

The 2014 CDAA Conference is scheduled for 14-16 May. This is a key annual event which brings together career practitioners from all parts of Australia. Once again, ACPET will be exhibiting and promoting its members as the ‘best of the best’, in particular through its Catalogue and Study... Read more

Reminder – Calling for abstracts for ACPET National Conference 2014 Edition 549, 14 Apr

The ACPET 2014 Conference Committee welcomes workshop abstracts on successful partnership arrangements with a range of stakeholders, in the context of the vocational education & training and higher education private sector. These partnerships may include government, industry, community support... Read more

Couldn't attend? Purchase the recording now! Edition 549, 14 Apr

Weren't able to make it to the New Privacy laws: are you and your RTO equipped webinar this week? Missed out due to the session selling out? We now have the recording available for purchase for this session for the cost of $99 for members and $129 for non members. Can you really afford not... Read more

One day left to register! Are you ready for audit? Edition 549, 14 Apr

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

Principles and techniques for creating engaging video content for teaching and learning Edition 549, 14 Apr

The focus will be creating and customising Video and Audio Sequences for use in the flexible delivery of training. This will be information driven session where Michael will guide participants through using the basics of drafting, recording, editing and distributing video to enhance the learning con... Read more

Brand new session! Lifting the look of courses in Moodle Edition 549, 14 Apr

Moodle takes some tweaking to make courses look attractive to learners. Many options exist to easily customise navigation between topics, resources and activities. In this session we’ll look at various ways to overcome scrolling and linear course progression paths. If you are confident with... Read more

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