VET in Schools Forum 2021

Friday 25th June 2021

The ACE Hills Parramatta Region in collaboration with

The Teachers’ Guild of NSW and MWLP (Work Placement Provider), 

presents the 2021 VET in Schools Forum.


Event Details

Join us for the fourth instalment of VET in Schools Forum on 25 June 2021 live at the Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College and virtually via our online events and networking platform.

Following an unprecedented year of challenges and disruption in 2020, an open dialogue amongst the education sector’s stakeholders has never been more requisite as we connect Australia’s most eminent VET educators to improve student pathways and outcomes. Book today and join the conversation

The Forum will focus on the topic Pathways for the Future.
 There are more than ¼ million students engaging in VET in Schools nationally (more than 54,000 in NSW) each year. Students are being prepared for work at school as they work towards training package qualifications in a broad range of vocational areas.

Guest Speakers

  • The Hon Dr Geoff Lee, NSW Minister for Skills & Tertiary Education
  • Tony Patton, Principal Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College (SCCVC)
  • Patrick O’Reilly, General Manager Pastoral Services at CatholicCare Sydney and Founding Principal SCCVC
  • Jason Coutts, Assistant Secretary Department of Education, Skills & Employment; General Manager, VET Data Infrastructure
  • Darryl Buchanan, AISNSW Associate Chief Executive &  Kelly Borg, AISNSW Head of Teaching & Learning
  • Tony Kirton, Founder of Engage Learning & Development
  • Zoe Honeysett, Director, Skills & Education, Western Parkland City Authority including the Aerotropolis

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