AVETRA Annual Conference 2020
AVETRA Conference Postponed due to COVID 19.
On August 10th 2020 we will announce a decision about rescheduling. We would like to be able to run the conference in October or November 2020 if possible.
AVETRA’s 23rd Annual Conference
Thursday & Friday 23rd – 24th April 2020
Citadines Conference Centre
131-135 Bourke St, Melbourne
20/20 vision for VET: Research at the centre of future policy and practice
AVETRA member price: $395 for full conference including early-evening social event on the first day; $215 for Day 1 (including social event); $190 for Day 2
Non-members: $495 for full conference including early-evening social event on the first day; $265 for Day 1 (including social event); $240 for Day 2
Professor Stephanie Allais (Day 1)
Research Chair of Skills Development, University of the Witwatersrand and Special Advisor to the Minister of Higher Education and Training
'TVET in developing countries: Constraints and possibilities'
Terry Moran, AC (Day 1)
Chancellor of Federation University, formerly Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet; the first CEO of the Australian National Training Authority
‘Recent and current policy reviews in VET - In conversation’
Professor Ann-Marie Bathmaker (Day 2)
Professor of Vocational and Higher Education, University of Birmingham
'Leadership dilemmas and incompatible goals? Pursuing access, social inclusion, social mobility and employability in public further education'
Professor Rod McDonald (Day 2)
Principal, Ithaca Group, and former Special Advisor to the Australian National Training Authority; author of seminal report on VET research: No Small Change
'Research at the centre of policy and practice - is it too much to expect?'
‘VET and Careers’ panel (Day 2)
Headed by Grant Lovelock from the Australian Government’s National Careers Institute
50 research-based presentations from nine countries; and four workshops
For conference and sponsorship enquiries please email: AVETRA2020@federation.edu.au
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