Thank you for all that attended the National Summit on Micro-Credentials and Accreditation at the Windsor Hotel. We had a successful day, with our attendees discovering the benefits of micro-credentials as well as how the professional associations can ensure the quality of micro-credentials through effective accreditation.
Micro-credentials support the concept of lifelong learning and allows people to upskill and move across a range of industries in their working lives. DeakinCo were proud to sponsor this event by the Australian Council of Professions as it addressed micro-credentialing and the importance it will have in the future.
Attendance was at high capacity at the Windsor Hotel with a total of 185 joining us on the day, who all were able to see such variety of speakers.
We would like to thank all the speakers, who managed to cover a range of topics throughout the day about micro-credentials and its benefits and disruptions, capability assessments, future proofing the workforce, Australian Quality Framework (AQF), student learning experience, TEQSA & Accreditation Bodies Perspective, Continual improvement in higher education.
Our speakers included:
- A/Professor Marcus O'Donnell - Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning), Deakin University
- The Hon Trish White - National President and Chair, Engineers Australia
- Professor Susan Elliott AM - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), Monash University
- Dr Simon Eassom – Executive General Manager Education, CPA Australia
- Professor Belinda Tynan – Deputy Vice Chancellor Education, RMIT University
- Glenn Campbell - Executive Director, DeakinCo
- Professor Peter Noonan - Chair, AQF Review Panel & Victoria University)
- Anthony McClaran - CEO, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)
- Prof Sally Kift (ALTF),
- Prof Elizabeth More (AIM)
- Rob Thomason - Executive Director, VETASSESS
- Rupert Grayston, Australian Computer Society (ACS)
- Prof Marcus Bowles - Director and Chair, The Institute for Working Futures
The following day at Deakin University Downtown, attendees were able to gain further insights on understanding of the role of micro-credentialing in the chartered process and in CPD/CPE with two workshops led by Jane Fahey (Senior Manager Professional Practice – DeakinCo. and Dr. Asheley Jones (Head Professional Practice and Industry Partnerships - DeakinCo and Chair - AMI Accreditation Committee)
DeakinCo are proud sponsors of the National Summit on Micro-Credentials and Accreditation as we look forward to seeing you all again.