Inaugural AVETRA VET Practitioner Research Conference 2018
VDC, 379 Collins Street Melbourne
Thu 26 Apr 2018
AVETRA’s VET Practitioner Research conference in Melbourne 26/27 April was a great success. We thank our partners the VET Development Centre and the Victorian TAFE Association for their sponsorship and support, and to all of those who helped over the two days. Below is a photo of new President Robin Shreeve, with the keynote speaker Jose Luis Fernandez Maure, Head of International at TKNIKA (Institute of Innovation and Applied Research for Vocational Education) in the Basque Country, Andrew Williamson, Executive Director Victorian TAFE Association, and conference organisers Steven Hodge and Linda Simon.
A wonderful summary of the conference.has been prepared by Kira Clarke and is available on the AVETRA Twitter page:
AVETRA, the VET Development Centre and the Victorian TAFE Association are pleased to announce an exciting, new VET Practitioner Research Conference to be held in April 2018.
The Inaugural VET Practitioner Research Conference, to be held at the VET Development Centre in Melbourne, is a unique opportunity for VET teachers, trainers and other professionals to present and learn about new research in VET.
Among the exciting speakers the Victorian TAFE Association has secured to present at the conference is José Luis Fernandez Maure, Head of International at TKNIKA (Institute of Innovation and Applied Research for Vocational Education and Training) in the Basque Country and leader of the Applied Research and Innovation Affinity Group of the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP).
Practitioner research is practical, applied and impactful at the local level. It drives innovation in VET curriculum, delivery and assessment and directly contributes to innovation in industry and community settings