Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a finalist in a number of award categories at this year’s Northern Territory Training Awards.
The awards, hosted by the Department of Employment, Education and Training (DEET), honours and celebrates outstanding achievements in the vocational education and training (VET) sector in both student and organisational categories.
CDU, a finalist in the organisational category of Training Provider of the Year, will compete with a number of other training providers for the coveted award.
VET lecturers, Judith Trezise and Robert Schwerdt are both finalists in the 2007 VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year Award.
The VET Teacher/Trainer of the Year Award recognises excellence and innovation in achieving significantly improved outcomes for Territory students by outstanding teachers, teams and schools.
A number of CDU students have been nominated in the Student Categories with Lyn Grevsmuhl nominated for the 2007 DEET Vocational Student of the Year Award. Amanda Swain also is a stand-out performer and is nominated in the VET in Schools Student of the Year Award.
Other students nominated and staff members who have been involved with the training of these students are encouraged to attend.
The 2007 DEET Northern Territory Training Awards is a state-wide competition which draws nominations from training providers all over the Territory.
For more information go to www.trainingawards.nt.gov.au/.