ExpiredMalta, May 2019: IVETA Europe Regional Conference

  • Malta IVETA Europe Regional Conference
    9. May 2019 - 12. May 2019
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Arrival
    9. May 2019
    2:00 PM - 11:55 PM
  • Conference First Day
    10. May 2019
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Last day
    11. May 2019
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Keynote Speakers

  • Evarist Bartolo
    is the Minister for Education and Employment of Malta. He is a B.A. (Hons) graduate of the University of Malta in English Literature.
  • Joachim James Calleja
    is the Principal and CEO of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST). He is the current President of EfVET (European Forum for Technical and Vocational Education and Training).
  • Francis Fabri
    is the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for Education and Employment, Malta. He is a teacher by profession and served in a number of leadership roles at the Ministry for Education and Employment.
  • Julian Ng
    is the Vice-President of Warnborough College, and also current Vice-President (Europe) for IVETA.
  • Carmel Thompson
    is the CEO of The Southern Cross Connection. She previously owned Achievers International College and Achievers Business College in Brisbane.
  • Kenneth Vella
    is headmaster of Mater Boni Consilii – St Joseph School in Paola, Malta and a part-time lecturer at the University of Malta.

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IVETA Europe is pleased to hold its first regional conference on technical, vocational education and training (TVET) in beautiful Malta.

The theme of the conference is “Revaluing TVET”.

TVET generally has the dubious position of being the poor cousin in relation to higher education. Students and their parents look at TVET options as the last resort if a university place of their choice is not available. Governments throw money to build ever-expanding universities yet grudgingly acknowledge that TVET institutions are a necessity without the same level of commitment or investment.

The fact is that TVET skills create new businesses and generate employment. The world runs on TVET skills in virtually all industries and sectors. While some nations are starting to realise the importance of investing in and building up this area, there many others who place less importance on it in their quest to become “developed”. This conference seeks to redress the imbalance in the views of TVET across the different stakeholders, including those of TVET students themselves.

Educators and industry practitioners from around the globe will come to share their expertise, ideas and experience. The conference is organised jointly by Warnborough College and St Joseph Mater Boni Consilii School, Malta.

See the flyer for the conference…

More details and registration procedures can be found on the conference website: http://www.warnborough.net

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