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Another week - enough said Edition 594, 9 Mar

The Chair Martin Cass and I attended the public hearing of the Senate Education Employment Legislation committee on Friday night to 'discuss' the proposed higher education reforms. Most importantly, we took along 4 outstanding students from our member colleges. The students were Mr Adam Spa... Read more


Higher Education Benchmarking Edition 594, 9 Mar

We are aware that higher education benchmarking is a requirement and that ACPET’s higher education member are asking for this service. Please be assured that ACPET is working on this project, please watch this space for more information... Read more

Call for Abstracts Now Open Edition 594, 9 Mar

The ACPET 2015 National Conference and Asia Pacific International Education Forum (APIEF) Committee welcomes workshop abstracts which must align with the conference theme, Inspiring Ideas, Building a better private education and training sector through innovation, diversity and quality. Click here... Read more

Endeavour Mobility Grants open in April for VET & H Ed students to study overseas Edition 594, 9 Mar

The Endeavour Mobility Grants for 2016 will open in April for VET or Higher Education( Masters or Undergraduate) students to study, train or gain experience overseas in the short term or for longer periods. There are six programs for students to choose from, including Student Exchanges, language tr... Read more

Calling for expressions of interest from Expert facilitators of Professional Development - VET, H Ed, ELICOS Edition 594, 9 Mar

ACPET is planning to expand its existing suite of Professional Development (PD) to the tertiary education and training sector and to present both online and face to face PD across the country. To do this, ACPET is seeking to add to its current team of experienced facilitators by seeking expressions... Read more

$44 million to skill up young people Edition 594, 9 Mar

Businesses and community organisations can now apply for support to boost the skills of youth under youth stream pilot programes through the Industry Skills Fund. Assistant Minister for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham today named the regions where youth unemployment will be tackled... Read more

Register for an upcoming webinar to help you prepare your Training Award application Edition 594, 9 Mar

Calls for applications from RTOs for the Training Awards in your state or territory are due to open very soon. A good application takes time to prepare, so ACPET is scheduling a webinar facilitated by Kerrie-Anne Sommerfeld to help you with your application. Register for a webinar on one of the fo... Read more

ACPET member only professional development offer! Edition 594, 9 Mar

Exclusive for ACPET members, for the one-off price of $800 (exc GST), 10 of your staff may access all ACPET webinars from now until the end of June 2015, and also request recordings for those you have missed during the second half of 2014. Please contact Dylan Wolfgramm for further details of this... Read more

This week in National professional development Edition 594, 9 Mar

This week in professional development, we have a range of webinars from managing the risk of using the Cloud through to Elements of compliant TAS. Check out what’s in store for the week: Improving student retention for potential profits - marketing and education together (NEW!) Managing t... Read more

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