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World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) 2018 World Congress

October 8, 2018 - October 10, 2018

The countdown is on until the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) 2018 World Congress in Melbourne, Australia from 8-10 October 2018. The Congress is expected to attract over 700 delegates.

Hosted by Australian TAFEs, the Congress brings together community colleges and polytechnics from around the world and experts in professional and vocational education and training including international experts, institute leaders, board members, senior managers, emerging leaders, teaching staff, business development managers, policy makers, government officials, researchers, and industry representatives.

Don’t miss this great opportunity! Participate in the global discussion about the future of work and help lead the debate about new-order skills. Skills for the Future, Now is the key message of the WFCP 2018 World Congress. Keynote speakers include; Professor Stephanie Matseleng Allias, ARCHi Research Chair of Skills Development at the Centre for Researching Education and Labour, South Africa, Dr David L. Finegold, President of Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Mr David Hughes, Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges, UK, Professor Stéphanie Jamet, Senior Analyst at the OECD, France and Professor Stephen Murgatroyd, experienced educational administrator, writer, and entrepreneur, Canada. Click here for more information on all keynote speakers confirmed to date.

For more information or to register visit – Remember ultra-early bird registration discounts close on July 4, 2018.

Click here to download the convention flyer.


October 8, 2018
October 10, 2018


TAFE Directors Australia
02 8880 7608
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