Appendix 3: Abbreviations and Acronyms

Abbreviations and Acronyms
AAMS Australian Apprenticeships Management Systems
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACACA Australasian Curriculum Certification Authorities
ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority
ACC Assessment and Certification Committee
ACSF Australian Core Skills Framework
ACT Australian Capital Territory
ACTPS ACT Public Service
AITSL Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership
ANU Australian National University
APPS Applications (as in Google Apps)
ARIns Attraction Retention Incentives
ASBA Australian School-based Apprenticeships
AST ACT Scaling Test
ATAR Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank
AuSSI Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative
AVETARS ACT Vocational Education and Training Administration System
AWA Australian Workplace Agreement
BSO Building Service Officer
BSSS Board of Senior Secondary Studies
CIT Canberra Institute of Technology
CMTEDD Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
CPRU Children's Policy and Regulation Unit
CRM Customer Relationship Management
CSD Community Services Directorate
DCM Design Construct Maintain
EALD English as an Additional Language or Dialect
EAP Employee Assistance Program
EDU Education Directorate
ESDD Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate
FACE Fellow of the Australian College of Educators
FACEL Fellow of the Australian College of Educational Leaders
FMA Financial Management Act
FOI Freedom of information
FTE Full-time equivalent
GHG Greenhouse gas emissions
GPO Government Payments for Outputs
HALT Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher
HEC Higher Education Committee
HMSMP Hazardous Materials Survey Management Plans
HSR Health and Safety Representative
HSW Health, Safety and Wellbeing Team
HVAC Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
ICT Information and communication technology
IECs Introductory English Centres
ITI Interstate Transfer Index
Maze School Administration System
MLA Member for the Legislative Assembly
MSD Musculo Skeletal Disorders
NAPLAN National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy
NCVER National Centre for Vocational Education Research
NDIA National Disability Insurance Agency
NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme
NSET Network Student Engagement Team
OBSSS Office of the Board of of Senior Secondary Studies
OLNA Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment
PALLs Principals as Literacy Leaders
PPLF Principal Professional Learning Fund
PID Public Interest Disclosure
PODD Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display
PPP Productivity Places Program
RAP Reconciliation Action Plan
RED Respect, Equity and Diversity
REOI Request for Expression of Interest
RFT Request for Tender
RiskMan ACT Public Sector Work Injury Reporting online reporting system
RTO Registered training organisation
SA4 School Assistant 4
SCSA Western Australian School Curriculum and Standards Authority
SEAs Special Employment Agreements
SERBIR Senior Executives Responsible for Business Integrity Risk
SET Senior Executive Team
SEW Survey of Education and Work
SLC Executive Teacher
SNLs School Network Leaders
SRA Student Resource Allocation
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
TaTE Training and Tertiary Education
TES Tertiary Entrance Statement
TPLF Teacher Professional Learning Fund
TQI Teacher Quality Institute
VET Vocational Education and Training
VOCSTATS Australian Vocational Education and Training Statistics
WCU Working Consultation Units
WESP Work Experience and Support Program

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