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ACPET National Monday Update 20 October 2014

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Quality Issues
A lot of members will have seen the Current Affair story about a so called dodgy provider. I have been asked what ACPET is doing about the RTO in question. As is the case in all such situations your Governance Audit and Risk Committee will be asking the member to show cause and explain the situation from their point of view. Not one wants to be judged on one media story. We have had previous examples where a disgruntled employee or student has created a story to get back at the organisation they are aggrieved with. Due process and the presumption of innocence are critical in these situations to ensure fairness. KAPs has issued a statement refuting the claims made in the program.

Everyone needs to be assured that I will be asking the member for an explanation and will be paying a visit to the site…. Read more

National

Unique Student Identifier (USI) Website Edition 576, 20 Oct

For the past few weeks the Unique Student Identifier (USI) website has been live. The website allows VET students to create their own USI and provides information to training organisations. All students studying nationally recognised training in Australia from 1 January 2015, will be required to ha… Read more

Working Models of Industry Partnerships: beyond government funding Edition 576, 20 Oct

How can I tap into fee-for-service training services to industry? What other sources of funding, other than skills reform government funding, are available to me? This session will help you to think outside the ‘government funding square’, explore models of industry partnerships th… Read more

Get your new staff started with Introduction to the International Education sector Edition 576, 20 Oct

International education is a rewarding sector to work in. This webinar is a great introduction to the sector if you’re a newcomer, providing you a broad understanding of the industry and its origins. In turn, the presenter will walk you through the sector’s current status as one of Austr… Read more

Appraisal and Staff Development – How To Implement An Effective Planning And Appraisal Process With Your Staff Edition 576, 20 Oct

Conducting an effective staff appraisal process and development plan is potentially the highest value ‘people process’ within a business– aligning people’s efforts to a common goal, stimulating professional development and encouraging focused activity. This workshop will prov… Read more

What is sampling? How do I get ready for audit sampling? Edition 576, 20 Oct

It’s impractical and cost prohibitive for an auditor to examine 100% of qualifications, units of competency, student files or procedures, whether they’re conducting internal monitoring reviews or preparing for external audit events. Instead, auditors will carry out ‘sampling’… Read more

International Aid Business Opportunities – One Day Seminar Edition 576, 20 Oct

Austrade in partnership with NSW Trade & Investment extends an invitation for you to attend a one-day seminar for Australian businesses interested in tendering for development projects in developing countries. This is suitable for companies with expertise in education, energy and environment, in… Read more

EDUEXPOS Spain – second semester 2014 Edition 576, 20 Oct

EDUEXPOS – Barcelona, Valencia and Madrid, Spain An opportunity to promote your institution at EDUEXPOS to pre-selected and pre-screened students in Spain. This smart innovation fair is renowed for its innovative approach towards student recruitment. Exhibitors have access to reports and statistics… Read more

VET Education Roadshow Germany 10-15 Nov 2014 Edition 576, 20 Oct

VET Education Roadshow Germany 2014 Munich, Frankfurt, Cologne, Hamburg and Berlin, Germany Austrade and the Institute Ranke-Heinemann (IRH) are collaborating to organise the VET Education Roadshow Germany 2014, a component of the IRH Australia-New Zealand University Fair circuit, to meet demand… Read more

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