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NT Update Edition 745, 19 Feb

Registrations are still open for this Thursdays ACPET VET EsseNTials Forum at the Hilton. VET Guru John Price will be conducting two sessions – one on currency and one on competence with a view, of course, to attaining compliance and doing business better. During the day there will also be pr... Read more

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NT Update Edition 744, 12 Feb

As we leap into February it is obvious that planning for the year ahead is well under way. Last week the NT Government hosted a series of Economic Development Industry Partners forums providing briefings and consultations across a raft of industry areas. The diversity of doing business in the NT was... Read more

Now that January has passed Edition 743, 5 Feb

Now that January has passed –  and hopefully we have seen the last of that monsoonal deluge – there already seems to be a sense of urgency as we lurch into a new school/work year. On the ACPET front, don’t forget to register for the forthcoming ACPET VET Essentials Forum at... Read more

Michael Edition 742, 29 Jan

  Michael Hall  NT Executive Officer   ... Read more

2018 – Things can only get better ? Edition 741, 22 Jan

With many of us still recovering from 2017, the Chinese Year of the Dog commencing on 16 February predicts that 2018 will an “eventful year, marked by security concerns and the rise of social conservative movements.” It is also anticipated that there will be a heighted focus on &ldquo... Read more

ACPET and the NT Government towards 2022 – Partners in productivity Edition 736, 18 Dec

ACPET has been active in the NT since 2002, originally as a facilitator of professional development sessions targeting teachers, trainers and support personnel in the education and training sectors.   Over the years, ACPET has developed a closer connection with the NT education and trai... Read more

International student wellbeing grants now open - NT Edition 736, 18 Dec

ACPET applaudes this initiative of the Northern Territory Government in offering grant opportunities for projects, events and activities that enhance the wellbeing of international students and encourage them to experience life as a Territorian. Community members including students, associations, bu... Read more

Your input on "ünduly short" courses sought by the Australian Government Edition 736, 18 Dec

The Australian Government has commenced a consultation period with VET stakeholders on "unduly short courses" and training product reform.  Discussion papers for consideration and response are now available with submissions closing 9 March 2018 at www.education.gov.au/VET-consultatio... Read more

Merry Christmas from ACPET Edition 736, 18 Dec

On behalf of ACPET, the National Board of Directors and the State Committee, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  We look forward to working with you again in 2018. Please note that the ACPET office will be cloesd over the Christmas period from Friday 22nd December 2017 and re... Read more

Study NT - growing international student engagement Edition 736, 18 Dec

Study NT (a division of the Dept. of Trade, Business and Innovation) hosted the last NT International Education and Training Industry Group for the year last week. This was a most informative meeting and included presentations from Deloittes Access Economics on the positioning and potential for incr... Read more

Northern Australia Development Conference. Alice Springs 18-19 June 2018 Edition 736, 18 Dec

The 2018 Developing Northern Australia Conference will provide a platform for networking and connecting with like-minded contributors to share the opportunities, challenges and outcomes for growing Northern Australia.  ACPET memebrs are invited to be part of this conversation on the importance... Read more

Darwin welcomes International House Edition 735, 11 Dec

A belated welcome to the NT to long time ACPET member International House. IH is Australian owned and the Darwin campus will be a sister college to International House Sydney and International House Bondi, International House and ih Business College. IH Darwin operate out of Searcy St in the Darwin... Read more

Darwin's Henbury School Celebrates Edition 735, 11 Dec

Darwin is unique in so many ways when contrasted to other capital cities – where this is most notable is the Darwinian spirit of giving and community participation. Darwin is a truly multinational city and it is inspiring how all these diverse communities – Greek, Indonesian, Timorese, T... Read more

Time to focus on NDIS and the attraction and retention of an aboriginal workforce Edition 734, 4 Dec

The disability sector, notably in the Northern Territory, is experiencing critical labour shortages with disability occupations sitting on the high priority occupations as identified by industry and economic modelling. This is even more critical when you appreciate the pressing need for Aboriginal... Read more

ACPET NT Towards 2018 - Christmas and End of 2017 celebration Edition 734, 4 Dec

Monsoons on Mitchell was the host venue for our end of year and Christmas celebrations, with over 25 members, guests, work and stakeholder colleagues to enjoy a few hours of good food, great conversation, a dash of frivolity and a conspicuous absence of speeches. ‘Twas indeed an interesting n... Read more

Apprenticeships NT - sector update Edition 734, 4 Dec

Apprenticeships and Trainee NT Update Australian Apprenticeships NT hosted a most informative information session in Darwin last week, providing information on the current Support Network contract, operations of the Apprenticeship offices in the NT, the Jobready Active RTO portal, Gateway services... Read more

Immigration laws - workshop on changes impacting on the NT Edition 734, 4 Dec

The Australian Small Business Advisory Service Programme (ASBAS) offers advice to grow the skills of small business operators within the Darwin, Palmerston and Litchfield local government areas. Participants MUST be small businesses (or a small business intender) and MUST have less than 20 fu... Read more

ACPET NT 2018 Committee and national committee representatives Edition 734, 4 Dec

ACPET is pleased to announce the composition of our 2018 NT Commitee and also the NT representatives on two of ACPET's national steering groups ACPET NT Committee 2018    Chair: Kathryn Stenson, GTNT Members:  Rachel Taylor, Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Servic... Read more

ASEAN Australian Education dialogue in Penang 21-23 March 2018 Edition 734, 4 Dec

21-23 Mar 2018 - ASEAN Australia Education Dialogue Bringing together leading education and training practitioners and providers with equal numbers from the 10 ASEAN member countries and Australia in Penang, Malaysia. It reflects the ASEAN-Australian commitment to a long-term education partnershi... Read more

Interested in learning of NT population trends? Edition 734, 4 Dec

Roadshow to identify NT’s population trends Population experts will tour the Northern Territory to update communities on what the future may hold based on the 2016 Census data. Led by demographic researchers from CDU’s Northern Institute and the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the team... Read more

ASEAN Sydney Summit March 2018 (transnational training opportunities) Edition 733, 27 Nov

In March 2018, Leaders from all 10 ASEAN nations will be welcomed to Sydney for an unprecedented ASEAN-Australia Special Summit. Prime Minister Turnbull initiated the Summit at the first ASEAN-Australia dialogue, where he observed, “A special summit in Australia would deepen our economic partn... Read more

BCA NT graduation Ceremony – making a difference Edition 733, 27 Nov

It was a full house on Tuesday evening in the NT Parliament House Dining Room for the BCA Graduation Ceremony. It was heartening to see such a diversity of students from so many backgrounds all together to celebrate their achievements. BCA has a formidable team in the NT and an enviable completion... Read more

GTNT says thanks - in the nicest possible way Edition 733, 27 Nov

Having survived the hordes attending the Australia – Samoa World Cup match last week, TIO Stadium was well prepared for another major event – the Group Training NT (GTNT) Thankyou evening.  Not a Christmas function or an end of year celebration, just a get together of the GTNT crew... Read more

ACPET NT End of Year celebration this Thursday is on...as is the RTO brief from Australia Training Products - but Thursdays RTO PD Forum is postponed until next year Edition 733, 27 Nov

Individual RTO updates available this week by Australian Training Products and eCoach Leading workplace learning and resource providers, IBSA and Futura Group have joined together to create a new entity, Australian Training Products. A few members of the team are in Darwin this week so if you wan... Read more

Children’s Education and Care - Draft 1 Consultation Edition 732, 20 Nov

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Children’s Education and Care Industry Reference Committee (IRC) and a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), is undertaking a detailed review of the following six qualifications and associated 65 Units of Competency in the Children’s Education and Care... Read more

ACPET NT Christmas celebration 30 November Edition 732, 20 Nov

As we sprint towards 2018 ‘tis the time to catch up with friends, colleagues and others that matter for a convivial beverage or two, seasonal fare and frivolous banter. Time 5pm, date 30 November after the ACPET PD day at Skycity and the venue for the celebration is  … a yet to... Read more

Compliance, Assessment & Currency workshops - Skycity 30 November Edition 732, 20 Nov

Professional Development Workshops hosted by ACPET 30 November – 9:00am to 3.30pm Grand Ballroom Skycity Casino  Workshop One. Building quality into assessment practices to obtain both compliance and quality outcomes We know that getting the best out of our students is directly related... Read more

Register now for Professional Development this week! Edition 732, 20 Nov

  Introduction to LinkedIn for Business National Webinar Mon 20 Nov 2017, 12:00pm to 1:00pm AEDT You will explore handy free guides and analytics within LinkedIn, your LinkedIn Profile and your LinkedIn company page to help you better understand these features. This is an important first s... Read more

Aboriginal LLN in the NT - an unfortunate reality Edition 731, 13 Nov

ABORIGINAL ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE LITERACY AND NUMERACY IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY A STATISTICAL OVERVIEW by Fiona Shalley and Allison Stewart, Charles Darwin University Foreword The first point that I would like to make comes from my experience with a rural boarding school for boys wh... Read more

ACPET NT RTO Workshops 30 November Edition 731, 13 Nov

ACPET November RTO Workshops Lock in the date now – more information will be circulated shortly as we refine the program for the day  - Darwin CBD. Venue to be confirmed. Workshop 1 – 9:00am to 12 noon Building quality into assessment practices – obtaining both compliance a... Read more

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