VDC Teaching & Learning Conference 201916 May 2019 - 17 May 2019 - RACV Torquay Resort, Victoria
Convener: VET Development Centre (VDC)
The VDC Teaching & Learning Conference has moved to May in 2019 and will be held at the popular RACV Torquay Resort on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria. The program has been revamped and extended to include more interactive workshops that will be facilitated by the high-profile key note presenters at the conference. The theme of the conference is how educators can Inspire, Trust, Educate not only their students but also themselves. This is Australia's leading conference specifically designed for VET teaching staff, and attracts between 150 and 200 delegates from over 70 organisations.
2019 VET CEO Conference17 May 2019 - 17 May 2019 - Doltone House, Sydney NSW
Convener: Velg Training
Ignite Your Spark
In support of what it takes to run a successful RTO, Velg Training will be hosting the 2019 VET CEO Conference on 17 May 2019. The Conference program has been tailored specifically to address the needs of CEOs (and key decision makers) of an RTO to explore critical components of future-proofing any business.
2019 EduTech6 June 2019 - 7 June 2019 - International Convention Centre, Sydney
Convener: EduTech International Congress & Expo
EduTECH is an annual event where the entire education and training sector gather together to learn, debate, exchange ideas and be inspired by the very latest in education thought leadership. EduTECH is the only event in the country that brings together the entire lifecycle of education under one roof.
Skills Conference 201913 June 2019 - 13 June 2019 - Dockside Darling Harbour, Sydney
Convener: Apprentice Employment Network NSW & ACT
The 2019 Skills Conference continues to build on previous years themes to ensure as an industry we keep Vocational Education and Training high on the government agenda. This year’s theme will be Driving Innovation in Vocational Education and Training.
The Skills Conference will provide a deeper engagement with the issues and ideas on the skills agenda and give the interests of employers and apprentices more weight in public debate.
22nd Annual AVETRA Conference17 June 2019 - 18 June 2019 - Western Sydney University, Parramatta, NSW
Convener: Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA)
'No future for old VET': Researching for the training system/s of tomorrow'
This AVETRA conference will bring together VET researchers and those interested in using research to inform policy and practice, to discuss and debate vital matters. This year's theme is No future for old VET: researching for the training system/s of tomorrow; and the call for research-based papers will be made soon.
28th National VET Research Conference 'No Frills'10 July 2019 - 12 July 2019 - Adelaide, South Australia
Convener: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
The student journey: skilling for life
'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.
The 2019 conference will be held in Adelaide, South Australia.
ACER Research Conference 20194 August 2019 - 5 August 2019 -
Convener: Australian Council of Educational Research
Preparing students for life in the 21st Century: Identifying, developing and assessing what matters
Held annually, Research Conference highlights the latest national and international research in education.
Research Conference 2019 will examine research around preparing students for life in the 21st Century. It will bring together leading international and Australian researchers to provide insights into the best ways to identify, conceptualise, develop and assess these new priorities for schools in the 21st century.
2019 QLD School VET Conference9 August 2019 - 9 August 2019 - Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, QLD
Convener: Velg Training
Real skills for real careers
This Conference will bring together both leading experts and industry bodies to educate, inspire and empower VET practitioners from QLD schools. The Conference’s streams cater to RTO Managers, VET Teachers, Principals and Deputy Principals. It offers relevant, topical professional development that is specifically designed for Queensland Schools.
Sessions are broken into three streams of learning with content developed under the themes: VET Initiatives, RTO Management & Compliance and Training & Assessing.
2019 National VET Conference12 September 2019 - 13 September 2019 - Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, QLD
Convener: Velg Training
Innovate Activate Educate
The 2019 National VET Conference will be delivered over two days on the 12-13 September at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) through an exciting range of presentations, providing attendees the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of plenary and elective sessions. Master Classes will be held on Wednesday 11 September. The theme for the two day conference is 'Innovate Activate Educate' and will focus on multiple streams including, RTO Management & Compliance, Training & Assessing, eLearning, Regulator, Tech in VET, RTO Administration and VET Shaper. Delegates will have the opportunity to meet with product and service providers and network with peers from across Australia.
2019 CDAA National Conference19 September 2019 - 21 September 2019 - Hyatt Hotel, Canberra
Convener: Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA)
Inspiring Excellence in Career Development: Integration
A new paradigm is emerging around us – the fields of work, training and education are becoming increasingly integrated, with a push for career development to be integrated into other activities rather than a stand-alone specialisation. This conference will assist career development practitioners further understand this new paradigm and integrate that understanding into practice.
2019 ACAL Conference3 October 2019 - 5 October 2019 - Aerial Function Centre, University of Technology Sydney
Convener: Australian Council for Adult Literacy
Critical re-imagining: adult literacy and numeracy practices for sustainable development
This conference invites participants to consider the role of adult literacy and numeracy education in promoting the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development including the most directly pertinent goal to this field: 'Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all'. The theme for this years conference is Critical re-imagining: adult literacy and numeracy practices for sustainable development.
CCA Annual Conference 201918 November 2019 - 19 November 2019 -
Convener: The Community Colleges Australia
The Community Colleges Australia (CCA) Annual Conference travels to Brisbane this November, promising an informative, inventive and invigorating two days of international speakers, expert presenters and community education provider specialists.
2019 Australian Training Awards21 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.