TDA Convention 2022 – Presentations

Thank you for attending the TDA Convention 2022.  It is our pleasure to provide you with access to all of the presentations.  Please note that a very small number of presenters chose not to make their presentations publicly available.

Plenary Sessions

Keynote address: The Changing World of Work: Challenges and Opportunities for the TAFE Sector
Danielle Wood, Chief Executive Officer, Grattan Institute

Industry panel: The words on industry’s lips are ‘skills shortages’. Different industries will provide their perspectives on the solutions.
Panel Members:
• Michelle Gibson, Head of Learning & Development, BHP
• Renee Hindmarsh, South Australian Skills Commissioner
• Tanya Holden, Acting Learning and Engagement Manager, Helping Hand
Paul Walsh, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Industry Standards (AIS)
Sharon Robertson, Chief Executive, Innovation and Business Skills Australia (IBSA)
Patrick Kidd, Chief Executive Officer, Digital Skills Organisation (DSO)

Breakout Session 1

1A: PANEL
The power of partnerships
1B: WORKSHOP
TAFE-industry collaboration
1C: PANEL
Innovation from Crisis: COVID-19
1D: WORKSHOP
Transforming learner engagement
1E: PANEL
Access, equity and pathways
1F: WORKSHOP
Communities and regions
Gabrielle Koutoukidis, Holmesglen: NENAC - The power of national collaboration
Husnen Rupani, Infinispark: Engaging Trades Learners in a Virtual and Face-to-Face Class
Serryn O'Regan, Evolve College, Sydney: Public and Private Collaboration
Robert Petheridge, TAFE QLD & Peter Heilbuth, Central Queensland University: The Queensland Future Skills Partnership
Catherine Ciavarella, RMIT: Engaging students through current industry practices
Clare Dallimore & Karren Raper, TAFE SA: Having the Courage to Change pays handsome dividends
Kristen Nyholt & Ruth Hundertmark, TAFE SA: Post COVID 19 - a different way of engaging school students
Tammy Micola Von Furstenrecht, TAFE QLD: Back To Work Revitalised
Wendy Perry, Switch Start Scale: Fostering a Collaborative, Diverse and Inclusive Entrepreneurial Community
Geoff Crittenden & Michael Pitt, Weld Australia: Traction & Momentum: Revolutionising Welder Training in Australia
Michael Hamilton, Charles Darwin University: Vast distance, thin markets... The courage to make it work

Breakout Session 2

2A: PANEL
Attracting dual professionals
2B: WORKSHOP
Skills for emerging industries
2C: WORKSHOP
Championing the student voice
2D: WORKSHOP
Innovation in education design
2E: WORKSHOP
Strong foundations and pathways
2F: PANEL
Current and future health skills needs
Suzanne McKinnon & Michaela Hosking, Holmesglen: Building learner engagement and partnership in TAFE
Nunzio Gambale, CIT: The disrupted media landscape – realising VET opportunities through adversity and collaboration
Lyndal Carter, TAFE QLD: The Rise of the Lady Tradie
Kathleen Drew, Julie Pisano, TAFE SA, Greg Mitchell, TAFE QLD & John Flett South West TAFE: Hydrogen – A case study in meeting a fast-paced emerging industry through collaboration
Andrew Scotford, CIT Student Association: Student Feedback - what are our students thinking NOW?
Carley Brennan & Dr Yasmin Chalmers, The Gordon: Educating the Future Workforce: Connection, Collaboration and Co-design
Jaemie Page & Michael Walters, Batchelor Institute: Building strong foundations and pathways for Conservation and Ecosystem Management training with Indigenous Rangers in the NT
Jacqueline Merkel, TAFE SA & Sandra Gilbert, SA Regional Health: Regional Enrolled Nursing Cadetship
Linda Willington, CIT & Rachel Wassink, RMIT: The Power of National Collaboration for the Future of VET

Breakout Session 3

3A: PRESENTATIONS
Mature VET markets and quality delivery
3B: PRESENTATIONS
New skills, new technologies
3C: PRESENTATIONS
Accessing VET data for research, policy and reporting
3D: PRESENTATIONS
Using data for forecasting skills and apprenticeship planning
Brent Sarver & Mariana Holliday, Amazon Web Services: Creating Career Pathways for Australia’s Cloud Skills Gap

Breakout Session 4

4A: WORKSHOP
Beyond compliance: self-assurance
4B: WORKSHOP
Supporting students in challenging times
4C: WORKSHOP
Challenges for international VET
4D: WORKSHOP
VET Reform: Challenging the status quo
Helen Kronberger, Austrade: Challenges and opportunities in international VET and skills
Vicki Marchant & Suneeti Rekhari, TAFE NSW: Education Design Patterns in the VET context
Kevin Ekendahl, Audit Express: Academic Governance and self-assurance
Dr Rhonda Fuzzard, CIT: Are training packages meeting the needs of specific student groups and industry, and can we improve them?
Rob Thomason, VETASSESS: Independent Assessment - When?
Laura Jia, TAFE SA & Jane Johnson, Study Adelaide: International student engagement: connection is everything

Breakout Session 5

5A: WORKSHOP
Perspectives on micro-credentials
5B: WORKSHOP
Respect, equality and wellbeing
5C: WORKSHOP
Strategic partnerships with industry
5D: PANEL
Building VET educator capability – challenges and solutions
Yulia Zlatkin, Langley Group Institute: A positive mindset gives courage the chance to prosper.
Robyn O'Brien, TAFE SA, Louise King, CDU, Jo Carling, TasTAFE & Andrew Shaw, TAFE NSW: Collaborating nationally to strengthen VET Educator Capability
Steven Atkins, Nerida Volker & Peter Schreiner, TAFE NSW: Building High Impact Collaborative Partner Ecosystems
Cheryl Wilson, Melbourne Polytechnic: A collaborative partnership approach to building educator capability at Melbourne Polytechnic
Katrina Higham & Matthew Dale, Audit Express: Innovation at a time of change in Vocational Education & Training
Chris Greentree, Helen Fremlin, Carly Cosmo & Nicholas Beswick, TAFE NSW: Doing Education Differently to meet industry needs – Micro Skills and Micro Credentials
Robyn O'Brien, Katia Lockwood & Olivia Tohi, TAFE SA: Building Digital Capability in VET Educators at TAFE SA