2018: WFCP World Congress Plenary Videos

Monday 8 October 2018

Congress Opening Ceremony

Acknowledgement to Country – Wurundjeri Tribe & Djirri Djirri Dance Group
Welcome from Australia – Ms Mary Faraone
KEYNOTE: the Future isn’t a Straight Line to the Past -Challenge and Change and the Future of learning – Dr Stephen Murgatroyd
KEYNOTE: Changing Skills Requirements and the Implications for Education and Training Policies – Professor Dirk Van Damme

Tuesday 9 October 2018

Plenary Session 1

WFCP Welcome – Mr Craig Robertson
KEYNOTE: The Shifting Landscape for Skill and Economic Development – Dr David Finegold
KEYNOTE: Education for the Age of Artificial Intelligence – Mr Charles Fadel
Facilitated Q & A

Plenary Session 2

Around the World: Tackling Skills Education Challenges
Scripting the Future – Exploring Potential Strategic Leadership Responses to the Marketisation and Privatisation of English FE Provisions – Mr David Hughes
Challenges Facing Higher Vocational Education in China in the Era of Artificial Intelligence – Professor Qiuming Chen
How Industry 4.0 and Global Education will Shape the Future of Work: A Case Study from Arizona – Dr Lee D. Lambert & Dr Ricardo Castro-Salazar

Wednesday 10 October 2018

Plenary Session 3

The Critical Partner: Hand in Hand with Industry
The Role of Industry in VET and Building the Future Skilled Workforce – Professor John Pollaers OAM
Industry Ownership can shape the Future Work Ecosystem – Mr Keith Ritchie
Leveraging Industry Connections to Design and Deliver Future-focused Training- Mr Mark Dixon
Empowering Generational Change – Ms Linda O’Farrell
The Critical Partner: Hand in Hand with Industry – Q & A

Plenary Session 4

The Reason we are Here: Students are our Future
KEYNOTE: The Role of TVET in Ensuring No One is left Behind: Critical Perspectives from Africa – Professor Stephanie Matseleng Allais
KEYNOTE: The Importance of Skilling in the Sustainable Development Goals – Dr Shyamal Majumder
Facilitated Q & A

Closing Ceremony

Opposition Address: Senator the Hon. Doug Cameron, Shadow Minister for Skills, TAFE and Apprenticeships
Celebrating Students: TVET Alumni Panel
Ms Gemma Hartwig & Mr Rory Smeaton & Mr Clayton Harrington & Ms Alyssa Heard
Two TVET Journeys
Get Out of Your Comfort Zone to Conquer the Future – Ms Nikki Hind
Deadly Aspirations! – Ms Cassie Puruntatameri