ACPET National Monday Update Edition 601, 27 April 2015



In Focus

This week sees a very different focus

ACPET undoubtedly has taken a strong position regarding the quality of our members and the importance of private tertiary education. We are passionate supporters of a quality tertiary education sector.

While it is always difficult to spot whether we are making a difference, I get the sense it just might be.

Last week I attended the Australia Japan Business Spotlight VET Showcase Mission in Japan.

The event was introduced by Bruce Gosper, CEO Austrade, the Ambassador to Japan His Excellency Bruce Miller and the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Trade and Investment.

I was asked as CEO of ACPET to deliver the keynote speech on the structure of Australia’s system and how it operates. While the event was organised exceptionally well by Austrade, ACPET was asked to deliver what traditionally would have been delivered by a government speaker. This was strong recognition that we know our sector, the policy and regulatory frameworks and that we represent a relevant and quality component of the industry…. Read more


Excellence in Language, Literacy & Numeracy Practice Award – Free webinar for applying Edition 601, 27 Apr

The Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Practice Award recognises innovation and excellence by an individual involved in improving LLN skills in an educational, community or workplace context. The Award is one of the 18 awards presented at the 2015 Australian Training Awards, the pe… Read more

Call for Abstracts – Submission Deadline – 30 April 2015 Edition 601, 27 Apr

The 2015 Conference Committee is welcoming workshop abstracts which must align with the conference theme. Conference workshop themes are: Innovation, Diversity, and Quality Abstracts will need to focus on at least one of these 3 themes. As with all ACPET conferences there will be a key foc… Read more

Applications for 2015 Green Gown Awards open 15 May Edition 601, 27 Apr

Applications for the 2015 Green Gown Awards Australasia will open on 7 May and the deadline is 4pm Wednesday 29 July. The Awards are held in conjunction with the the 15th International ACTS Conference at Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus in Geelong, Victoria from 21-23 October 2015. The t… Read more

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