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Find Out What’s On! - International VET Stream

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This week we highlight our International VET Stream (Hall E) on Day 1 of the National VET Conference.

International VET – the Australian VET sector is renowned across the world for its high standards and this stream provides a platform for learning more about delivery opportunities overseas, onshore with overseas students and compliance requirements that must be met.

Session Title:
International Education in Australia: Understanding the opportunities and managing the risks
Claire Field

Claire Field is the Principal of Claire Field and Associates, a consultancy and advisory practice offering strategic advice on international education, VET and private higher education to providers, government and other tertiary education stakeholders. Previously Claire served as the CEO of ACPET from 2010 – 2014. Prior to ACPET Claire worked in a number of State and Commonwealth government roles, including establishing the Commonwealth’s first national VET regulator, NARA. She has also worked in both TAFE NSW and a leading, national, not-for-profit VET provider. Claire holds a Masters in Educational Assessment, and an Executive Masters in Public Administration.

Session Title:
Internationalisation in Vocational Education and Training
Bryan West

Bryan West is the managing director of Fortress Learning. Fortress Learning was launched in 2009 as a quality, flexible and accessible online learning environment. We support about 1500 Certificate or Diploma students every year, with the number carefully controlled to ensure each enrolling student gets our full attention. Fortress Learning’s success lies in our unwavering commitment to quality, honesty and fair play. It is summarised in our 4 pillars: Confidence. Credibility. Conviction. Courtesy. We specialise in creating training professionals. Bryan uses more than 25 years’ teaching experience to help untangle the ever-changing regulatory framework.

Session Title:
Legs Eleven Lucky or Unlucky: National Code 2018
Debbie Phipps

Debbie Phipps is a highly experienced CRICOS specialist consultant, who has been operating a successful consultancy business since 2011.

Debbie's experience includes working for private and government RTOs and schools as well as 9 years’ experience as auditor and Manager of the Queensland Regulator specialising in CRICOS across all sectors including:
Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers, Schools, Higher Education Providers and Universities.

Debbie knows from her extensive and ongoing experience participating in audits the latest risk areas, common compliance issues and imminent changes that are likely. Her work as a 'CRICOS Specialist consultant' enables her to remain constantly up to date with Regulator requirements across the various sectors Australia wide.

Date posted Aug 9, 2018

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