21st Century Capabilities - The Future of Jobs, Skills and Work

27 Nov 2018 1:15pm

21st Century Capabilities - a forum on the future of jobs, skills and work

Explore new ways of working, the gig economy, STEM and Workforce 4.0 requirements for 21st Century skills.

This is an important event for principals, teachers, VET practioners and careers advisors.

21s Century Capabilities Professional Development

You are invited to explore where future jobs and workforce demand is headed, from the perspective of employers, industry, and the impact of this on educators, students and community. Business models, enterprises and whole industry sectors are being reshaped, together with how we work, posing real challenges for proactive responses by education, employment, government and human resource management.


Delete old information and paradigms about labour and skills shortages busting media myths;
Gain a local, national and global perspective on workforce issues and gaps;
Put yourself at the forefront of thinking and research on the future of work and entrepreneurship;
Raise your understanding of what employers and industry are looking for including 21st Century Skills;
Share your experiences and knowledge on changes in jobs, skills and workplaces;
Hear from the Tech School and participate in a panel discussion with industry and education leaders; and
Answer the question... what does our language need to be liked when we speak to young people about their future employment prospects?

Keynote Speaker: Wendy Perry

Wendy Perry is an entrepreneur, innovator, leader, mentor, speaker and writer on Workforce Planning and Development, Vocational Education and Training (VET) and TVET, International Capability and Capacity, Development, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Described as an inspiration by her colleagues, Wendy is the Managing Director of Workforce BluePrint working across Education and Training including VET/Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET), Employment and Entrepreneurship, 21st Century Capabilities and Future Jobs, Workforce Planning and Development for Employers and Industry, Regions and Countries. Wendy was a 2017 finalist in the open category for the Women in Innovation awards for her work and mentorship around the world.


Date:  Tuesday, 27 November 2018
Time: 1.15pm to 3.15pm. Lunch provided from 12.45pm.
Where:  KIOSC Swinburne University, WK Building, 369 Stud Road, Wantirna
Cost:  $50 +GST per person
Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/YSZJ 


KIOSC - Swinburne University Wantirna Campus