The QETI awards highlight the Queensland Government’s commitment to forming new international partnerships, strengthening relationships and exploring opportunities for trade through international education and training.
The QETI Awards highlight best practice within Queensland education institutions and organisations, making our international students welcome, building their social networks and providing a great student experience in Queensland.
ACPET Director National Board, Russell Welch, Ambassador at Large, Roger Bendall, and EO Michael Hall were there to congratulate the following ACPET Members on their awards.
International Student of the Year 2010 – Vocational Education and Training
Ms Maryna Fyshtyk, CHARLTON BROWN
Outstanding International Student Support 2010 – Vocational Education and Training
International Education Services
Outstanding Work Placement Program 2010
Outstanding Pathway Provider 2010
The PGA International Golf Institute
Well done to all nominees and finalists.
The evening was hosted by QETI Chair the Hon Paul Braddy. The revised QETI Advisory Committee announced by the Hon Stephen Robertson MP, Minister for Trade appointed the following members:
Ms Kay Ganley*, Chief Executive Officer Charlton Brown and National Chair, Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET)
Ms Sangeeta Mahajan, Chief Executive Officer, Nudgee International College (ACPET Member)
Dr Anna Ciccarelli, Deputy Vice-Chancellor International and Development, The University of Queensland
Mr Scott Sheppard, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International and Development), QUT
Mr Craig Sherrin, Chief Executive Officer, Southbank Institute of Technology
Mr David Nelson, Deputy Director (Market Development), Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education, The University of Queensland
Mr Rod Camm, Associate Director-General, Skills Queensland, Department of Education and Training – ex-officio member
Mr Rob Whiddon, Managing Director, Trade and Investment Queensland, Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation – ex-officio member
* Ms Kay Ganley was unable to attend the Awards ceremony as she was representing ACPET at the 2010 annual conference of the New Zealand Association of Private Education Providers (NZAPEP)