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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2012
>AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION 2012 5 “We are extremely proud of our graduates and look forward to continuing to contribute positively to the lives and careers of many more students.” (Christopher Campbell, Group Managing Director) Australasia programmes without having to come to Australia. Students continuing their studies in Australia will be eligible for credits for what they have successfully completed at Academies Australasia College. Benchmark College achieved the prestigious NSW Small Training Provider of the Year Award in 2009. Academies Australasia continues to look at expanding further in Australia and internationally. COURSES Students at Academies Australasia colleges may enrol in a wide range of recognised courses at different levels – Certificates, Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas and Bachelor and Master Degrees. Fields of study include: English: • General English (Elementary to Upper Intermediate) • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) • TOEIC, TOEFL and IELTS preparation • Cambridge First Certificate in English preparation • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Senior High School: Year 11 and Year 12 Singapore Government School Preparatory Programmes Vocational: • Accounting and Financial Services • Business Administration • Children’s Services • Community Services • Management • Health and Community Services • Hospitality • Human Resources • Industry Training • Information Technology • Marketing • Telecommunications • Tour Guiding • Traineeships and subsidised training • Training and Assessment • Travel and Tourism Bachelor and Master Degrees The wide range of courses requires a close dialogue with several regulatory authorities in Australia including the Board of Studies NSW, National ELT Accreditation Scheme (‘NEAS’), Australian Skills Quality Authority (‘ASQA’), Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (‘VRQA’), Department of Immigration and Citizenship (‘DIAC’) and Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (‘DEEWR’), as well as the Ministry of Education in Singapore. Having to comply with strict regulatory requirements contributes to confidence amongst Academies Australasia students, their parents and guardians and employers. HANDS-ON LEARNING Hands-on experience is always an excellent way to complement and reinforce what is learned in class. Academies Australasia is continually on the look-out for opportunities to give students relevant practical experience. PARTNERSHIPS Academies Australasia has strong alliances with highly regarded education institutions in Australia. Examples are JB Hunter Technology, Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School and Australian International Hotel School. For many years, JB Hunter Technology has taught students Telecommunications cabling – leading to many with this qualification successfully obtaining permanent residence in Australia. For several years, Academies Australasia has collaborated with Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School and Australian International Hotel School to offer programmes for their students before they move on to specialised hotel management programmes. Overseas, partnership arrangements are with prestigious institutions such as Tsinghua University, Beijing Normal University and Tianjin Open University in China, Thompson Rivers University in Canada, Etugen Institute in Mongolia, and Incheon Metropolitan Office of Education in South Korea. Collaboration with international partners is in respect to Academies Australasia programmes in Australia and Singapore, as well as their home country.
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