VET calendar

Updated 29 October 2019


14 October 2019 - - Ballarat city centre, Victoria

Convener: Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA)

Supporting young people into their futures: Research and practice

This free research-based event will discuss how young people in non-metropolitan areas in Victoria imagine their futures. It's funded by Department of Education and Training (Victoria). Information (Event flyer - Word document)

2019 Australian Training Awards

21 November 2019 - 21 November 2019 - Brisbane, Queensland

Convener: Australian Training Awards

The Australian Training Awards are the peak, national awards for Australia's VET sector. They recognise and reward individuals, businesses and registered training organisations for their contribution to skilling Australia.

Award categories include the 'National Achievement' and 'Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice' for individuals, the 'Australian Apprenticeships – Employer' award, and the 'School Pathways to VET' award for RTOs. .  More information

5th Annual Conference on VET Teaching and VET Teacher Education

9 December 2019 - 10 December 2019 - Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

Convener: Australian Council of Deans of Education Vocational Education Group

Diverse Pedagogies for Diverse VET Contexts

The conference will include research papers, workshops, and poster presentations, all relating to VET teaching and VET teacher-education, as well as the presentation of the VET sector teacher-educator awards of the year (TAE Training Package and university courses) in conjunction with PWC’s Skills for Australia.

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AVETRA Conference 2020

23 April 2020 - 24 April 2020 - Melbourne

Convener: Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA)

20/20 vision for VET: Research at the centre of future policy and practices

Save the date for the 2020 AVETRA conference.

More information coming soon! . 02 9431 8690 . More Information

VDC 2020 Teaching & Learning Conference

14 May 2020 - 15 May 2020 - RACV Torquay Resort, Great Ocean Road, Victoria

Convener: VET Development Centre (VDC)

VDC has provided an annual teaching and learning conference for the past 14 years. The aim has been to focus on national and state strategic issues fundamental to excellent vocational education and training practice.

The 2020 Conference program will consist of highly interactive concurrent workshops as well as high-profile keynote presentations on the theme of VET teaching and learning strategies for engaging with industry and learners.

Registrations will open soon . 1300 917 150 . More Information

29th National VET Research Conference 'No Frills'

8 July 2020 - 10 July 2020 - North Metropolitan TAFE, Western Australia

Convener: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

'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.

Information regarding call for presentations will be released shortly.

The 2020 conference will be held in Perth, Western Australia.

More information coming soon. .  08 8230 8451