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Aligning STEM Education with Employer Needs


Conference CFP




  16 Feb 2016 through 17 Feb 2016

CFP Deadline:

  16 Feb 2016


  Melbourne, Australia

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Sponsoring organization:

  Criterion Conferences


  Education / Legal / Other > Education

Event description:

Improving graduate skills & employability Closer engagement with industry benefits universities, businesses and students by providing them with vital job skills necessary for employment. However, a paper by ACER found only 1 in 7 undergraduate students in the natural and physical sciences participates in industry programs. This conference will provide workable methods to increase STEM course participation and build relationships with STEM employers to improve graduates workplace skills. This conference will focus on: Increasing participation in STEM courses & career pathways Identifying and improving graduate skills & capabilities for employment How to harness insight from business in curriculum design Establishing beneficial & meaningful WIL Learning from STEM Education & Industry Leaders “We need industry and universities working better together to prepare our future workers to innovate, collaborate and adapt.” – Professor Ian Chubb, Chief Scientist for Australia Who will attend: Deans & Associate Deans, Lecturers & Professors of Science, Technology, ICT, Engineering & Mathematics Deans of Education, Teaching & Learning Directors of Student Engagement & Placements Associations for STEM Lecturers Business & Industry Employer Groups Sponsorship opportunities We work closely with corporate partners to create unique and innovative tailored sponsorship packages that best meet your specific marketing, business development and corporate entertainment objectives. Contact us on 02 9239 5729 and find out how you can make your mark on this industry. Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm URLs: Booking: http://atnd.it/37225-0 Website: http://atnd.it/37225-1 Price: Standard: AUD 1899 Speakers: Prof Geoff Prince, Judie Kay, Sally-Ann Williams, Dr Roslyn Prinsley, Dr Peter Moar, Justin Carline, Dr Anna Shillabeer, Dr Elizabeth Johnson, Hon Prof John Rice, Assoc Prof Nicolette Lee, Dr Chris Tisdell, Lousie Smith, Prof Ron Johnston, Dr Eddie Custovic, Kym Volp, Sonia Ferns, Gerogia Atkinson, Dr Daniel Edwards, Hannah Hartig, Assoc Prof Judy Anderson, Dr Terry Burns, Michael de Souuza, James Fitzgerald, Prof Merlin Crossley Venue details: Citadines on Bourke, 131 – 135 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC, 3000, Australia

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23 October 2015
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