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NT Update Edition 809, 13 May

NT Budget - skilling matters  Some interesting shifts aligned to the NT budget that will impact on the local education and training sector. One of the touted initiatives is the introduction of a voucher system providing up to $3000 for an estimated 700 candidates. In a meeting last week with t... Read more

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NT Update Edition 808, 6 May

ACPET NT new Chair The ACPET Board and a meeting in Melbourne last week endorsed Alana Anderson of Alana Kaye Training as our new NT Chair. Alana will represent the interests of NT members to the National Board and work with the Executive Office in ensuring ACPET (ITECA as of 20 May). We farwell Ka... Read more

NT Update Edition 807, 29 Apr

International Student numbers data – February 2019 Australia now plays host to some 583 000 international students, with around 324 000 in the higher education space, 152 000 in VET, 60 000 in ELICOS and the balance in schools and non-award programs. In the HE space, pleasing increases in bo... Read more

NT Update Edition 805, 15 Apr

Information Sessions for the NT Training Awards. Dates: Monday 15 April: 5.30pm – 7.30pm or Tuesday 16 April: 10.30am – 12.30pm Venue: Territory Conference Room, Northern Australia Development Office, 76 The Esplanade If you are unable to attend in person you can join via teleconferen... Read more

NT Update Edition 804, 8 Apr

International student visa data from January 2019 – most interesting reading With thanks to our friends at TAFE Queensland International. These are only the January 2019 enrolments and continuing students with percentage changes reflecting year to date 2017 – 18. VET - In the NT V... Read more

NT Update Edition 803, 1 Apr

ICEF ANZA kick off this week  A busy week ahead with a deluge of visitors partaking in Australia's largest international student agent event. Study NT and a number of providers are hosting agent famils and many networking and other events to showcase the NT. The official celebration begins... Read more

NT Update Edition 801, 18 Mar

ACPET Sector Briefing - today! ACPET CEO Troy Williams will meet with members and interested stakeholders and provide a briefing on the state of play at The Cav on Monday 18 March from 4.30 to 6pm.  Catherine White of Workforce NT will also provide a brief addresswith an announcement on 2019... Read more

NT Update Edition 799, 4 Mar

ACPET Sector Briefing reminder next week ACPET CEO Troy Williams will meet with members and interest stakeholders and providing a briefing on the state of paly at The Cav on Monday 18 March from 4.30 to 6pm Brian O’Gallagher of the NT Chamber of Commerce will also provide a brief address on... Read more

NT Update Edition 798, 25 Feb

Michael Hall NT & WA Executive Officer e: M: 0438 463 598 Producing great online promotional video, in-house - 9am -4pm Friday 15 March at Development House. 76 The Esplanade Darwin  Investment: ACPET members $80, non – members $100.  Full da... Read more

NT Update Edition 797, 18 Feb

A busy week ahead in Darwin with a number of reviews, workshops and briefings being held National VET Review:  ACPET will be represented at a meeting with the Hon Stephen Joyce who is undertaking a review of the VET sector in Australia. While submissions have closed Mr Joyce is hostinga series... Read more

NT Update Edition 796, 11 Feb

Ministerial mission to India and Nepal 24 Feb to 3 March The Hon Selena Uibo, Minister for Workforce Training is heading up an international education and training mission to India and Nepal accompanied with a number of ACPET members later this month. Objectives of the mission are to promote the T... Read more

NT Update Edition 795, 4 Feb

Women in Education Leadership Development -  funds available The National Apprectice Employment Network has announced funding of up to $7,000 to support participation in a range of leadership development programs. The scholarship funding is provided with the specific intent of providing power... Read more

NT Update Edition 793, 21 Jan

Department of Trade, Business & Innovation - Skilling the Territory Update Information Session Thursday, 31 January 2019 from 8:00 am to 9:30 am  in the Atrium Room, The Avenue, 12 Salonika Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Register through Eventbrite  - RTOs and praction... Read more

NT Update Edition 792, 14 Jan

Rumour has it – a Darwin RTO information session to be held on 31January hosted by the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation Lock in the date and further information will be issued later in the week. It is also anticipated that there may be some functional realignments within the depa... Read more

NT Update Edition 788, 17 Dec

User choice 2019 Providers should have received notification last week as to the 2019 round of user choice funding.  In discussions with the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation last week there was tactic advice that should you have an unexpected demand linked to an employment outcome... Read more

NT Update Edition 787, 10 Dec

Aboriginal Contracting Framework The NT Government is working with stakeholders to develop an Aboriginal Contracting Framework that aims to support local Aboriginal employment and economic development through government contracting activities, including grants and procurement. The Framework aims t... Read more

NT Update Edition 786, 3 Dec

ACPET & NT Chamber of Commerce Industry and International Student gathering    30 November  The Darwin Learning Precinct hosted a rather special Friday evening soiree for around 70 international students, employers, providers and other various stakeholders. Aussie BBQ tucker was... Read more

NT Update Edition 785, 26 Nov

Reminder -An invitation to attend the ACPET and Chamber BBQ business and student get together at the Darwin Learning Precinct this Friday A chance to chill, enjoy some local food and refreshments, be entertained and to meet potential employers This event is designed to enable Territory employers a... Read more

NT Update Edition 784, 19 Nov

International student reception – Darwin Learning Precinct International Students, providers and interested stakeholders are invited to attend a student and industry get together hosted the NT Chamber of Commerce NT and ACPET and supported by Study NT on Friday 30 November, 3.30pm – 5.0... Read more

NT Update Edition 783, 12 Nov

NT VET Community of Practice -  The focus of our next CoP meeting is to re-establish the groups from the first meeting in regards to the key points of Leadership, Inclusiveness, NT VET Workforce (TAE Traineeship Pathways) and data/research.  Interested in contributing?  Please c... Read more

NT Update Edition 782, 5 Nov

ACPET members lead the charge in supporting the Chief Minister's Education and Training Delegation to Vietnam 6-9 November 2019  Study NT and ACPET have been coordinating a delegation for both CRICOS registered NT providers as well as providers engaged in transitional provision to particpa... Read more

NT Update Edition 781, 29 Oct

Aboriginal Contracting Framework (ACF) The NT Government is developing a new program that will support Aboriginal employment and business opportunities in the NT. The ACF will allow government to leverage its contracting activities, including procurement, grants, capital infrastructure and infrastr... Read more

NT Update Edition 780, 22 Oct

NT to benefit from the Skilling Australians Fund  It is estimated over 2000 new training and apprentice opportunities will be created in the NT in a $5.8 million funding deal signed last week with the Federal Government in a bilateral agreement. The Commonwealth Government will contribute $2.... Read more

NT Update Edition 779, 15 Oct

VET COP NT Heartening to see the number of VET practitioners and interested parties attend the second gathering of the NT VET Community of Practice (VET COP NT). Participants met to discuss the draft Terms of Reference and matters associated to the format, timing and nature of future meetings. Sup... Read more

NT Update Edition 778, 8 Oct

Getting your RTO Audit Ready: Darwin this Friday 12 October  10am – 12pm Registration is open for this PD session, following on from the NT VET COP networking session on the morning. This two hour Getting Audit Ready session will be facilitated by local VET professional Rachel Leigh Tayl... Read more

NT Update Edition 777, 1 Oct

ACPET PD Workshop - Getting Audit Ready   Friday 12 October Following the NT VET COP networking event on 12th October at the Oaks Elan, ACPET is pleased to host a comprehensive professional development session facilitated by local VET  professional Rachel Leigh Taylor.  This two... Read more

NT Update Edition 776, 24 Sep

2018 NT Training Awards - the stars were out at the Darwin Convention Centre on Saturday evening as several hundred VET aficionados gathered to honour the achievements of the many. The Hon. Selena Uibo, Minister for Education and Minister for Workforce Training congratulated all finalists and prese... Read more

NT Update Edition 775, 17 Sep

A few reminders for forthcoming events: OctoberVET Friday 19 October at the Darwin Learning Precinct facilitated by ACPET. Not another one day forum, but two distinct half day sessions are in train. The morning sessions will focus on things VET, tentatively covering funding and grant opportunities,... Read more

NT Update Edition 774, 10 Sep

ACPET Indonesian mission next month and some background on the emerging free trade agreement An ACPET led Member only trade mission to three cities in Indonesia will be conducted during the week 7 to 12 October 2018. To express interest contact Matthew Traynor on ... Read more

NT Update Edition 773, 3 Sep

Have you locked in this Friday in Darwin?  Four sleeps to the Friday 7 September Darwin PD sessions commencing with the launch of a new Community of Practice and a few PD sessions as below On the networking side, the Chamber of Commerce, ACPET, the Darwin Learning Precinct and Study NT will b... Read more

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