Plenary and Keynote Speakers

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Plenary and Keynote Speakers 2018-07-12T03:06:27+00:00

SPEAKERS

We are delighted to introduce our first set of outstanding key note speakers and our Congress MC.

Congress MC

Leigh Sales

Leigh Sales is an award-winning author and journalist.

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Opening Ceremony Speakers

Professor Stéphanie Jamet

Stéphanie Jamet is a senior analyst at the OECD, France

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Stephen Murgatroyd

Experienced educational administrator, writer, and entrepreneur

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Keynote and Plenary Session Speakers

Professor Stephanie Matseleng Allais

ARCHi Research Chair of Skills Development at the Centre for Researching Education and Labour, South Africa

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Jon Black

Managing Director, TAFE NSW.

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Dr Ricardo Castro-Salazar

Vice President, International Development, Pima Community College

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Professor CHEN Qiumeng

Board Chairman, Shenzhen Polytechnic, The People’s Republic of China

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Charles Fadel

Global education thought leader and author, futurist and inventor; founder and chairman of the Center for Curriculum Redesign.

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Dr David Finegold, PhD

President of Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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David Hughes

Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges, UK

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Dr Lee Lambert

Vice President for International Development, Pima Community College District, USA

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Shyamal Majumder

Head, UNESCO UNEVOC International Centre

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Prof John Pollaers

Chair of the ​Australian Government’s Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC), Chairman Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce at Australian Department of Health and Advisory Board Member, Aged Care Financing Authority
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TVET: A Celebration – Closing Session Speakers

Minister Karen Andrews

The Hon. Karen Andrews MP Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills
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Mary Faraone

Chair, Board of TAFE Directors Australia; Chief Executive, Holmesglen Institute
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Craig Robertson

CEO, TAFE Directors Australia
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The Voice of Youth

The young leaders of the 2018 WFCP Youth Camp will present their findings and priorities for action in a video presentation “Voice of the Youth”.

Video Speakers

Professor Andreas Schleicher

Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, France

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