2017 Annual Conference Presentations

The CCA 2017 Annual Conference brought together an amazing mix of speakers.  Hover over the pictures below to see who spoke and a link to their presentation.

Plenary Presentations

The Hon Karen Andrews MP, Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills

Welcome Address

Professor Rodney Maddock, Monash Business School, Monash University

Rethinking the Role of VET

Dr Laurie Chesley, Grand Rapids Community College and Dr Roberta Teahen, Ferris State University

Education and Regional Development: a View from American Community Colleges

Maggie Hill, Foundation for Young Australians

The New Work Mindset

Senator the Hon Doug Cameron, Shadow Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships

Opening Address

The Hon Michael Lavarch AO, Commissioner, ASQA

ASQA’s Activities, Priorities and Plans for the Future

Susan Pascoe AM, Commissioner, ACNC

Governance in the Community Sector: the ACNC View

Terry Rawnsley, SGS Economics and Planning

Is Uneven Economic Growth Dividing Australian Society?

The Hon Gayle Tierney MP, Victorian Minister for Training and Skills

Welcome Address

Professor Peter Noonan, Professor of Tertiary Education, Mitchell Institute, Victoria University

The Current and Future Landscape for Tertiary Education Funding

Ryan Collins, Victorian Department of Education and Training

Victorian Department of Education and Training Overview

Professor Erica Smith, Federation University Australia

Australian VET: Quality Teaching, Quality Teachers

Stream 1: Investing in Quality Outcomes

Kevin Ekendahl, Audit Express

Importance of Student Satisfaction in the Australian VET Sector

Nicholas Johns, Johns Consulting

Empowering Positive Post-School Transitions

Stream 2: Investing in our Sector

Stream 3: Investing in our Young People