Event Date: August 23rd, 2023

Join Dr Joy De Leo from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) and Dr Michael Healy from myfuture as they explore the current labour market, the top occupations in demand in Australia, the implications of sound career advice for people seeking jobs, and how VET pathways can help lead to meaningful careers.

Dr Joy de Leo is the Manager of the Research & Data Analytics Branch at NCVER. She has worked in education for over 40 years in both public and private sectors, involved in policy, curriculum development, research, management, advocacy, and teaching in the school and tertiary education sector. She manages a team of NCVER researchers and data analysts to deliver the National VET research and advanced analytics programs, which integrate quantitative with qualitative research with advanced analytics and data linkages with other agencies, to inform policy development for Senior Skills Officials.

Dr Michael Healy is the National Career Education Manager, myfuture, Education Services Australia. He has more than a decade of experience in career development, educational program development, and teaching and learning leadership. In 2022, Michael led the delivery of a Graduate Certificate of Career Development in partnership with James Cook University, including two large cohorts of career practitioners from the Tasmanian and Western Australian Departments of Education. He has a PhD in careers and employability, has published in leading international journals and edited collections, and received numerous awards for his research and professional practice.

Listen to ‘VET pathways to meaningful careers’ from Wednesday 23 August 2023.

For more information on NCVER, visit https://www.ncver.edu.au/.

For more information on myfuture, visit https://myfuture.edu.au/home.

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