Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Abbreviations and AcronymsDescriptions
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ACARAAustralian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority
ACEAdult and Community Education
ACECQAAustralian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority
ACELAustralian Council for Educational Leaders
ACTAustralian Capital Territory
ACT ESAACT Emergency Services Authority
ACT RFSACT Rural Fire Service
ACTPSAustralian Capital Territory Public Service
AEUAustralian Education Union
AITSLAustralian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership
ANUAustralian National University
ANZACAustralian New Zealand Army Corps
AQTFAustralian Quality Training Framework
ARCAccreditation and Registration Council
ASBAAustralian School-based Apprenticeships
AS/NZSAustralian Standard/New Zealand Standard
ASQAAustralian Skills Quality Authority
ASTACT Scaling Test
ATARAustralian Tertiary Admissions Rank
ATSIEOsAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Officers
AuSSIAustralian Sustainable Schools Initiative
AWAAustralian Workplace Agreement
BSOBuilding Service Officer
BSSSBoard of Senior Secondary Studies
CCCaresCanberra College Cares
CITCanberra Institute of Technology
CO2Carbon Dioxide
COAGCouncil of Australian Governments
CPRUChildren's Policy and Regulation Unit
CSDCommunity Services Directorate
DEECDDepartment for Education and Early Childhood Development
DERGDisability Education Reference Group
EALDEnglish as an Additional Language or Dialect
ESDDEnvironment and Sustainable Development Directorate
ETDEducation and Training Directorate
FACEFellow of the Australian College of Educators
FACELFellow of the Australian College of Educational Leaders
FAPSFrench Australian Preschool
FMAFinancial Management Act
FOIFreedom of information
FTEFull-time equivalent
GPOGovernment Payments for Outputs
GSECGovernment Schools Education Council
HECHigher Education Committee
HMSMPHazardous Materials Survey Management Plans
HVACHeating, ventilation, and air conditioning
ICTInformation and communication technology
IECsIntroductory English Centres
IELTSInternational English Language Testing System
LCCLearning Capital Council
MLAMember for the Legislative Assembly
NAPLANNational Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy
NGSECNon-government Schools Education Council
NSSPNational Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy
PPLFPrincipal Professional Learning Fund
PIDPublic Interest Disclosure
PPPProductivity Places Program
PSPPriorities Support Program
RAPReconciliation Action Plan
REDRespect, Equity and Diversity
REDCOsRespect, Equity and Diversity Contact Officers
RTORegistered training organisation
SA4School Assistant 4
SEASpecial Employment Agreement
SEWSurvey of Education and Work
SMARTScience, Mathematics and Related Technologies
TaTETraining and Tertiary Education
TEQSATertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
TESTertiary Entrance Statement
TESOLTeachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
TPLFTeacher Professional Learning Fund
TQITeacher Quality Institute
VETVocational Education and Training
WESPWork Experience and Support Program