Transforming education for the future of work

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

Join Jan Owen, AM, in conversation with 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 OwenJan 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. 


Bill Lucas

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
Venue: CQ Melbourne, 113 Queen Street, Melbourne
Cost: Free
Registrations have now closed

Live stream
For those unable to attend the event, the discussion between Jan and Bill will be live streamed on Periscope. The link to the live stream will be tweeted by @Mitch_Inst at approximately 5.30pm.

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