ACPET National Monday Update #568 25 August 2014



In Focus

In Focus Edition 568, 25 Aug

On my return to Perth this weekend I finally got to watch a recording of the ‘7.30 WA’ ABC program from the previous week which reported on the reform of the higher education sector and what impact it would have on the universities in WA.

…The Federal Government’s proposed reforms are certainly about creating a financially sustainable higher education system but they are equally as importantly about the students. The reforms are good for students.
The reforms can only strengthen the place of private providers in the higher education sector for the simple reason that members of ACPET have already created their businesses without the type of government funding provided to the universities in the past. Members will no longer be the poor relation of the higher education sector. Private providers have already established a market for their higher education programs and services.
ACPET fully supports the fundamental changes being proposed for higher education….. Read more


Save the date! India Delegation 9-14 Nov 2014 Edition 568, 25 Aug

Join us on an ACPET Delegation to India 9-14 November 2014 | Mumbai & Ahmedabad Inspirational India ACPET are very pleased to offer members an opportunity to take part in a delegation to India from 9-14 November 2014. Led by Alan Keith, this delegation is an exciting opportunity for ACPET mem… Read more

Calling photography students! – 2014 APEC Photo Contest Edition 568, 25 Aug

The Asia Pacific Economic Corporation (APEC) Secretariat would like to invite your students to participate in the APEC Photo Contest 2014. The goal of the Photo Contest is to engage the public by capturing their photographic interpretation of trade and how it reflects in their life, based on the… Read more

Advanced Moodle – taking Moodle to the next level Edition 568, 25 Aug

Moodle features a deep range of tools to engage and manage learners. In this webinar we’ll explore how to take Moodle beyond a simple content repository, quizzing and assessment upload tool and how to make your courses look good. If you are confident with the basic use of Moodle this is the s… Read more

Top 10 non-compliances for CRICOS providers Edition 568, 25 Aug

Are you confident you are currently CRICOS compliant? Have you had many staff changes since your last audit? Are your policies and procedures current and correct? Are your student files in good order? Do you monitor your own compliance efficiently by using PRISMS reports and information? If… Read more

Good practice: how to add a unit of competency course to scope – a kit box of good practice Edition 568, 25 Aug

Are you thinking about delivering short accredited courses? Do you need a reminder on how to successfully lodge your application with the regulator? Single units of competency, usually offered as a short course, need a comprehensive set of documents when they are submitted as an addition to sc… Read more

What makes a great blended learning trainer and academic? Edition 568, 25 Aug

Do you know how to: access and subscribe to information feeds from the web using apps develop web based learning content deliver learning and assessment material on mobile devices, or use e-portfolios? The recently released VET Teacher E-learning Toolkit specifies the skills and abilities t… Read more

Indonesian private hospital seeks training in general hospital and infertility management practices Edition 568, 25 Aug

Partnership Opportunity An Indonesian private hospital in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan is looking for a partner institution to deliver training and short courses in hospital management and specific courses in infertility management practices. The hospital aims to be the top healthcare provider in B… Read more

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