ACPET National Monday Update – Edition 609 – 22 June 2015


In Focus

The week that was… 

This week saw the inaugural roundtable on international education held in Canberra. It was an opportunity for the sector to meet with a range of Ministers’ whose responsibility intersects with international education as an industry.

The roundtable was attended by the Hon Christopher Pyne, Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Julie Bishop, Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry and Trade, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Assistant Minister for Education and Training and Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women.

The discussions centered on the draft National Strategy for International Education. While never an easy task to encapsulate the key strategies needed across the education sectors, the strategy is a critical piece of the framework to position Australia as a quality destination of choice. The key outcomes from the discussions are that there is more work to be done and the Strategy needs to genuinely articulate the vision and direction for education. This aspiration can ensure governments and industry can work together to further improve this already dynamic export industry… Read more


Program Now Available – Melbourne 26-28 August 2015 Edition 609, 22 Jun

We are excited to announce the 2015 APIEF and ACPET National Conference program is now available to view on the website. Confirmed speakers include: Rachel Botsman, Collaborative Economy Global Expert Rachel defined the theory of ‘collaborative consumption’ and was one of the first thinke… Read more

Winter 2015 Mentoring ProgramEdition 609, 22 Jun

Women in Global Business (WIGB) is a national program that recognises women’s growing contribution to Australia’s economy through international trade. The program is funded by the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) to provide support to women-led businesses seeking success in export… Read more

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