27th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference 'No Frills'15 August 2018 - 17 August 2018 - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Convenor: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), Industry Training Federation, Ako Aotearoa
'No Frills' is a well-known annual national conference where researchers and practitioners in the vocational education and training (VET) sector come together to present, discuss and share information about key issues confronting the sector. By partnering with New Zealand, next year's conference will provide an excellent opportunity to highlight international evidence for bench-marking policy best practice.
The 2018 conference program will focus on Skills for a global future: working and learning together.
Victorian TAFE Association (VTA) State Conference16 August 2018 - 17 August 2018 - East Melbourne, Victoria
Convenor: Victorian TAFE Association (VTA)
The VTA 2018 Annual State Conference promises a range of dynamic, connected and invigorated international, national and local speakers who will stimulate, challenge and extend our thinking about TAFE and VET into the future.
National Skills Week 201827 August 2018 - 2 September 2018 - Australia
Convenor: Australian Government Department of Education and Training, Vocational Education and Training sector
National Skills Week shines a spotlight on Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) system. It seeks to improve the standing of vocational education industry while highlighting the talents, diversity, benefits and career pathways associated with VET. The week celebrates the achievements of practical learners, focusing on the benefits of skills and training. National Skills Week 2018 will extend the message by adopting Real Skills for Real Careers as the theme for 2018.
VDC 2018 Teaching & Learning Conference6 September 2018 - 7 September 2018 - Torquay, Victoria
Convenor: VET Development Centre
The 2018 VDC Teaching and Learning Conference will highlight how VET Practitioners can achieve high quality delivery, innovative teaching practices and improve student outcomes.
Tertiary Education Management Conference 20189 September 2018 - 13 September 2018 - Crown Conference Centre, Perth
Convenor: Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM) and Tertiary Education Facilities Management Association (TEFMA)
It is the only conference in the tertiary sector which covers the full range of functions in institutions, and is designed to allow participants to build strong networks across Australia and New Zealand. The Tertiary Education Management Conference has a strong practitioner focus to support the sharing of knowledge and ‘know how’, and also provides opportunities to focus on big-picture issues as well. It allows participants to reflect on their management practice in a regional, national and global context.
ACAL Conference 201812 September 2018 - 14 September 2018 - Melbourne, Australia
Convenor: Australian Council for Adult Literacy
The 2018 ACAL conference will provide delegates with a wide range of opportunities to engage in dialogue around research and practice. Practical sessions will enhance our understanding of how learners’ personal histories can help or hinder their engagement with language, literacy and numeracy. The conference title ‘Learning in diverse communities – Strengths, Reflections, Questions’ sets the process by which every educator can pause to consider their practice in the light of theories and understandings of learners from diverse backgrounds.
Velg National VET Conference13 September 2018 - 14 September 2018 - Adelaide, South Australia
Convenor: Velg Training
The 2018 National VET Conference will be delivered over two days on the 13-14 September at the Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) through an exciting range of presentations, providing attendees the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of plenary and elective sessions.
The theme for the two day conference is 'Skilling Australia's VET Future' and will focus on multiple streams including: Department of Education & Training, RTO Management & Compliance, Training & Assessing, VET Shaper, Foundation Skills, eLearning and Regulator streams.
Delegates will be exposed to informative presenters and a wide variety of topics, opportunities to meet with product and service providers and network with peers from across Australia.
ACTA International Conference 20182 October 2018 - 5 October 2018 - Adelaide, South Australia
Convenor: Australian Council of TESOL Associations and South Australian TESOL
In the context of increasing local and global mobility for TESOL learners and educators, this conference will contribute to the ongoing examination of the theories and practices underpinning the TESOL field, and will project into future directions, whether as policy, pedagogy, materials design, assessment or community involvement. The theme of the conference is "English language learning in a mobile world".
2018 World Congress: Preparing For The Skills Future, Now8 October 2018 - 10 October 2018 - Sydney, Australia
Convenor: World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics and TAFE Directors Australia
The World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics will explore new challenges in vocational and professional education and training arising from advances in technologies and automation and the impact on work, societies and peoples who may be displaced due to changing economic and global circumstances.
Hosted by Australian TAFEs, the Congress brings together community colleges and polytechnics from around the world and experts in professional and vocational education and training.
Australian International Education Conference (AIEC) 20189 October 2018 - 12 October 2018 - Sydney, Australia
Convenor: Australian International Education Conference (AIEC)
The theme is 'empowering a new generation' and the program will feature world leading experts, unique social events and an exhibition, all hosted in and around the new Sydney Convention Centre, ICC Sydney.
With over 1300 attendees, AIEC 2018 will once again be the leading event on the international education calendar in Australia.
2018 Community Colleges Australia Annual Conference13 November 2018 - 15 November 2018 - Sydney, Australia
Convenor: Community Colleges Australia
CCA's Annual Conference in Sydney 2018 promises an informative, inventive and invigorating two days of international speakers, expert presenters and community education provider specialists. This year’s conference theme is Taking the Lead: Building Community, with four streams: leadership and governance, building skills, community and economic development and finally social justice.