TAFECreates is the annual state conference for Victoria’s vocational education and training sector, and the hallmark event in the Victorian TAFE Association (VTA) calendar.
This annual event brings together leadership teams from across Victoria’s TAFE institutes and dual sector universities, government, technology providers, thought leaders, consultants and innovators.
Conference delegates will hear from compelling speakers, workshop new ideas, see firsthand TAFE-industry partnerships and network.
SuniTAFE Board Chair
Welcome to Country
Drinks & Canapés
Welcome and Opening
VTA Board Chair Welcome
Ministers Remarks (via Video)
Keynote 1 – Show me the data! Australia’s skills landscape
Keynote 2 – Victoria’s economic policy, industry and innovation
Stream 1 – Innovative approaches to solving VET problems
Stream 2 – Sovereign education and training capacity and the clean economy
Stream 3 – Applied research
Buses to SuniTAFE
Afternoon sessions with SuniTAFE (including afternoon tea)
Conference Dinner – Mildura Grand
Keynote 3 (panel) – Enabling new models of learning, new skills
Stream 4 – Inclusion
Stream 5 – AI: new models for learning and cheating
Stream 6 – Disruption and future skills
Keynote 4 – Changing TAFE perceptions and value: ideas for growing VET
Keynote 5 – TAFECreates23 and Victoria’s VET priorities
Conference wrap up
Conference Close – VTA Board Chair
Claire is the Principal of Claire Field and Associates, a consultancy practice offering strategic advice across VET, international education, higher education and EdTech.
Claire previously held senior positions in the NSW and Australian governments, as well as in TAFE NSW and Mission Australia. She also served as the CEO of the Australian Council for Private Education and Training.
Claire is a Board member of MEGT and the Australian EdTech industry hub EduGrowth, and a member of the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) Advisory Group. She is HolonIQ’s Australian education contributor, a Campus Morning Mail columnist and the host of the ‘What now? What next?’ podcast.
About the VTA
The voice of Victorian TAFE and dual sector universities
The VTA is a not-for-profit that informs, supports and represents the interests of the Victorian TAFE sector. The VTA proudly champions the interests of public vocational education providers with a focus on sustainability, quality, and outcomes for industry, community and learners.