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The week that was... Edition 596, 23 Mar

The Higher Education reforms did not pass the Senate. Not a surprise, however it was certainly disappointing for the industry and students studying in non-University Higher Education Providers. Because a new model for higher education funding is so necessary, more effort is required. It is time for... Read more


Last chance - Preparing to lodge a successful application for a VET Training Award Edition 596, 23 Mar

Nominations for the VET Training Awards in your State or Territory have either already oepned or are opening very soon. The vocational education and training (VET) Awards celebrate quality, excellence and innovation in training. They acknowledge and reward both individuals and organisations that ex... Read more

Foundation Skills for RTOs: free professional development in 2015 Edition 596, 23 Mar

Do I really understand the ACSF and CSfW frameworks? How do I apply them in my role? How do I help others in my RTO to apply them? RTO staff come from a wide range of industry backgrounds with varying levels of foundation skills knowledge. The Foundation Skills Frameworks provide common tools... Read more

Register for AUSTRADE consultations in your city Edition 596, 23 Mar

Austrade invites education and training oprganisations in the international education sector, to develop Australian International Education (AIE) 2025, a long-term market development strategy for the next decade. AIE 2025 aims to maximise the sector’s contribution to Australia’s future... Read more

CISAmbassador Edition 596, 23 Mar

The Council of International Students Australia (CISA) is inviting expressions of interest from international students studying at ELICOS, TAFE/VET or private colleges, to be our CISAmbassadors at your institution. The Ambassador program will see many talented and inspiring international student le... Read more

ACPET member only professional development offer! Edition 596, 23 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

ACPET Office for SA & Tasmania on the move. Please change your records! Edition 596, 23 Mar

As from 1 April 2015, the ACPET Office for SA and Tasmania will be moving. Please change your records with the following details: Mailing Address: PO Box 361, MSC Torrens Park, SA 5062 Phone: M 0400 097 332 Email: For enquiries please contact: Dr Joy de Leo ACPET Executive... Read more

SA Higher Education Roundtable & Networking, 16 April 3-5pm Edition 596, 23 Mar

There will be a Higher Education Roundtable for independent providers of higher education on the afternoon of 16 April to discuss and hear about current issues in the sector. The issues discussed will include the status of the Higher Education Bill and next steps, as well as the implications of the... Read more

Member webinars - Implementing the ACPET Code of Ethics & Code of Practice for engaging education agents Edition 596, 23 Mar

On 13 March ACPET launched its revised Code of Ethics and new Code of Practice for Engaging Education Agents and we have developed resources for members to use when conducting a self-assesssment in relation to these. To support members in familiarising themselves with the Codes and in using these r... Read more

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