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Transforming education for the future of work

  • CQ Melbourne 113 Queen Street Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Australia (map)

by Mitchell Institute and Foundation for Young Australians

What's ahead for young people when they enter the world of work? How can schools better prepare students for future careers?

Join Machinam co-founder Jillian Kenny in conversation with Jan Owen, AM and Professor Bill Lucas to uncover new insights to the challenge facing young people, parents, educators and policy-makers: how do we prepare young people for work now and in the future?

Jan Owen, AM
CEO, Foundation for Young Australians

Jan is a pioneer of the youth sector in Australia, dedicating most of her life to social change. Through her role at FYA she works to back Australia's ambitious, creative and capable young people so they have the skills and opportunities to rethink the world and solve tomorrow's problems today.

Professor Bill Lucas
International Advisor, Mitchell Institute

Bill is internationally regarded for his expertise and research in re-thinking the purposes of schooling and vocational training. He is a renowned author and co-creator of one of the biggest teacher researcher groups in the world: the Expansive Education Network.

Refreshments served from 5.00pm; event starts at 5.30pm
Cost: Free
RSVP by COB Wednesday 15 March to reserve your ticket