06 May AVETRA/WAVE Keynote Presentation
Dr Anne Jones delivered the keynote for the AVETRA/WAVE day on equity and diversity. Anne's presentation can be accessed here.
Her keynote was followed by a panel addressing the issue: What role can adult and vocational education and training play in addressing equity and diversity? Each panellist presented a short paper and engaged with conference participants around the issues raised in the various papers.
The panel consisted of:
- Dr Peter Hurley, Policy Fellow, Mitchell Institute for Education and Health Policy – Victoria University
- Pamela Osmond, educator and researcher in adult literacy, and author of the recently published Developing Social Equity in Australian Adult Education: Lessons from the Past
- Trudy Firth, Disability & NDIS Industry Specialist, Chisholm Institute
- Tom Crowley, Associate, Budget Policy and Institutional Reform Program, Grattan Institute