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Success for ACPET members in China (and a few domestic matters too) Edition 550, 21 Apr

I write today’s column from 30,000 feet above Australia’s wide brown plains – heading home after two very important weeks in China. The first was as part of the Prime Minister and Trade Minister’s mission to China (for details see last week’s article here). The second w... Read more


Upcoming ACPET Delegations & ANZA Workshop Summary Edition 550, 21 Apr

Upcoming ACPET Delegations Members are reminded that ACPET’s CEO Claire Field will be leading 2 upcoming delegations soon: Indonesia (20-24 May 2014) and India (23-27 June 2014). Indonesia Delegation The inaugural ACPET Delegation to Indonesia will be visiting Jakarta and Yogyakarta from 20... Read more

Introducing the ACPET Quality Support Team Edition 550, 21 Apr

Commencing 1 July 2014 ACPET will be making major changes to the support it offers members in relation to quality and compliance. To find out more - click here. And our thanks to Justin from JMC Academy for the video he's made for us on this important new initiative.... Read more

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

Assistant Education Minister continues pursuit of VET in Schools reforms Edition 550, 21 Apr

ACPET member, Whitehouse Institute, had a constructive meeting with Assistant Minister Sussan Ley and two of her advisors last week. The Minister spent several hours with Whitehouse staff and their VETiS students and took the time to asked extensive questions to understand the Whitehouse VETiS model... 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

Managing compliance with the ESOS and TPS framework: taking the worry out Edition 550, 21 Apr

Have you checked the ASQA website recently? If you haven’t then you may not be aware that in the last 12 months more than 100 providers have had their registration cancelled or suspended or haven’t had their registration renewed. Many of these were CRICOS providers Don’t make... Read more

Credit Transfer - a step-by-step good practice guide Edition 550, 21 Apr

Credit Transfer (CT) sounds as though it should be a straightforward exercise in your RTO. But then along comes a different or tricky scenario that doesn’t quite fit your credit transfer policy and procedures. This webinar provides some background to the what, why and when of CT, then a ste... Read more

Applying for grants and tenders - how to prepare a competitive bid Edition 550, 21 Apr

Having the skills to prepare a competitive tender is considered a basic skill within any business. This webinar will walk you through the stages of preparing a solid and complete application, from concept development through to budget preparation. It will provide tips and tactics on how to unpack te... Read more

Appraisal and Staff Development – How To Implement An Effective Planning And Appraisal Process With Your Staff Edition 550, 21 Apr

Conducting an effective staff appraisal process and development plan is potentially the highest value ‘people process’ within a business– aligning people’s efforts to a common goal, stimulating professional development and encouraging focused activity. This workshop will prov... Read more

Green Gown Awards open for All providers on 3 June! Edition 550, 21 Apr

Start thinking now about applying for the Green Gown Awards, which open on 3 June for 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 sustai... Read more

New in 2014! Delivering Win-Win fee-for-service contracts Edition 550, 21 Apr

So you’ve got the contract – now you need to make it work and be profitable. Fee for Service Contracts are great for your RTO’s revenue. But to be profitable, you need to effectively manage the contract. What does this mean and how do you do it? Learn how to effectively manag... Read more

E-assessments: digital teaching tools for evidence gathering Edition 550, 21 Apr

Learn how to develop and manage Assessment tasks using learning technologies. Determine which assessment types compliment each aspect of a Blended training Delivery - Face to Face, Self-Pace and Online Trainer Led. We’ll also explore how Assessment evidence can be captured via mobile devices u... Read more

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