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A mini-update Edition 556, 2 Jun

My sincere apologies that due to illness (and writing these articles myself on weekends) this week's article is merely a mini-update - normal transmission will resume next week. Register now for this month's National Skills Summit - with Minister Macfarlane to give the keynote address and... Read more


Higher Education Standards Panel - Call for Comment (Number 3) Edition 556, 2 Jun

Dear Colleagues, The Higher Education Standards Panel (the Panel) is currently inviting comment on proposed revisions to the current Higher Education Standards Framework (the framework). Development of the proposed framework has been previously informed by feedback from previous calls for comment.... Read more


Introducing ACPET's bulk buy PD offer for members Edition 556, 2 Jun

Exclusive for members, for a one-off price of $800 (exc GST), you and your staff may access all ACPET webinars as well as request recordings of those you have missed as part of your 2014/15 membership renewal. To hear more about this and other Quality Support Team services, please book into the memb... Read more

Green Gown Awards open for All providers on 3 June! Edition 556, 2 Jun

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

Elements of a compliant TAS Edition 556, 2 Jun

A Training and Assessment strategy (TAS) is a ‘must have’ document for every qualification in an RTO. But it is an area of non-compliance in many audits. So, what should go into a good TAS? In an uncomplicated approach, Robyn Maher will take you through a checklist of recommended compon... Read more

Do you have 9b compliance for your RTO premises? Edition 556, 2 Jun

Do you know if your site is fully compliant? Did you know that these regulations differ from state to state? One of the key problems facing RTOs is securing 9B compliant space. In Australia, education and training facilities are required to operate from premises that meet more strict classific... Read more

RTO Financial Management: Making it Easy Edition 556, 2 Jun

Do you know what your expenses are in running your RTO? Do you need an accurate costing system to secure the long term viability of your training organisations? The complexity of training services and in particular funding arrangements, makes costing one of the biggest challenges in vocational... Read more

E-assessments: digital teaching tools for evidence gathering Edition 556, 2 Jun

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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