Australian Council of Deans of Education Vocational Education Group

Building confidence in VET Practice: 4th Annual Conference on VET Teaching and VET Teacher Education

6-7 December 2018

CQ University’s Melbourne Campus, 120 Spencer St, Melbourne

(opposite Southern Cross station)

An afternoon of practitioner-led workshops on

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 1.30pm-5pm

Research-based conference Friday, 7 December, 2018, 9am-4pm

Keynote Speakers: Christine Robertson, Pro Vice-Chancellor VET, CDU Indigenous student pathways:  The role of the VET educator in facilitating learner and community engagement, retention and student outcomes

Lou Mycroft, Further Education researcher & teacher-educator from England ‘The Dancing Princesses’: A movement for professional development of further education practitioners in the UK

Also featuring: Eight research-based parallel papers; a panel of experts in VET teaching and VET teacher-education; and presentation of ACDEVEG awards including the new VET teacher-educator awards in conjunction with PwC’s Skills for Australia. Tim Rawlings from PwC will be speaking on the Thursday.

Conference: $120; Workshops: $60; Both days: $150. Registrations close Sunday 2 December, 2018.

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The conference is administered by Federation University Australia. For more information about ACDEVEG including previous conferences please visit our web page

Major sponsor

Victoria State Government - Education and Training

Other sponsors

CQ University Australia, Victorian TAFE Association, Charles Sturt Univeristy, Federation University Australia