Policy heavyweights to discuss TAFE future
The Australian Education Union (AEU) is holding a national TAFE conference in Sydney on Friday 20 October.
The purpose is to initiate discussion and debate around the future of TAFE and the importance of developing new public policy in the sector.
Speakers include Professor Leesa Wheelahan (University of Toronto); Dr Jim Stanford (Centre for Future Work); Professor John Buchanan (University of Sydney Business School); Professor Valerie Braithwaite (ANU); Professor Anne Jones (Victoria University) and John Pardy (Monash University).
The conference will bring together academics, researchers, policy makers, teachers and unions and will be a contribution to the development of new social policy in this crucial sector of Australian education. More information is available here.