We are delighted to introduce our first set of outstanding key note speakers and our Congress MC.
Leigh Sales is an award-winning author and journalist.
Opening Ceremony Speakers
Professor Stéphanie Jamet
Stéphanie Jamet is a senior analyst at the OECD, France
Experienced educational administrator, writer, and entrepreneur
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
Managing Director, TAFE NSW.
Dr Ricardo Castro-Salazar
Vice President, International Development, Pima Community College
Professor CHEN Qiumeng
Board Chairman, Shenzhen Polytechnic, The People’s Republic of China
Global education thought leader and author, futurist and inventor; founder and chairman of the Center for Curriculum Redesign.
Dr David Finegold, PhD
President of Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges, UK
Dr Lee Lambert
Vice President for International Development, Pima Community College District, USA
Head, UNESCO UNEVOC International Centre
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
TVET: A Celebration – Closing Session Speakers
Minister Karen Andrews
The Hon. Karen Andrews MP Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills
Chair, Board of TAFE Directors Australia; Chief Executive, Holmesglen Institute
CEO, TAFE Directors Australia
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”.
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