By Sharlyne Eri – EMTV News, Port Moresby
The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) has been awarded the prestigious World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) Awards of Excellence.
The Awards of Excellence recognizes outstanding contributions made by member institutions to achieving its vision and celebrating accomplishments in the global colleges and polytechnics sector.
The award was presented to APTC in Melbourne on the 9th of October.
Since it began in 2007, APTC has been providing quality training to develop skills for Pacific islanders, including PNG, to access improved employment and livelihoods.
To date,it has trained over 13,000 Pacific graduates, of which, 41 per cent are females.
TAFE Queensland had endorsed APTC’s nomination for the World Federation College and Polytechnics Awards of Excellence.