[Design and Technology] FW: Fireside Chat Event 27 May 2010

Tran, Lorraine I tran.lorraine.i at edumail.vic.gov.au
Tue Apr 27 10:22:53 EST 2010

Details of an event to be conducted by VISTA may be of interest to
Design and Technology teachers - please see below.  




Lorraine Tran I Curriculum Manager 


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VCE Agricultural and Horticultural Studies I VCE Food and Technology  

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From: Julie Baker [mailto:admin at vista.org.au] 
Sent: Tuesday, 27 April 2010 5:05 AM
To: Tran, Lorraine I
Subject: Fireside Chat Event 27 May 2010


Forestworks - Skills for Sustainability

Michael Hartman, CEO Forestworks has been invited to give his
impressions on how and what Forestworks, as an Industry Skills Council,
has planned for 2010 and beyond. Forestworks has placed a significant
emphasis on skills for sustainability, known around the VET and Indsutry
sectors as Green Skills.

Event details:

Venue: Dimattina's 306 Lygon St Carlton

Date: 27th May, 2010 

Time: 6.30pm to 10.00 pm

Cost: VISTA members $50 (plus GST); non members $75. (plus GST) 

2 course set menu tea/coffee with drinks available at bar prices


For any special dietary requirements, please contact admin at vista.org.au
or ring (03) 9328 8349

Registration and further information here

About Forestworks
ForestWorks is committed to advocate for, and to work, with all sectors
of the forest, wood, paper and timber products industry, representing
industry and providing expert services to industry and related areas of
government in skills development and training.

ForestWorks performs a range of industry wide functions acting as the
channel between industry, Government and the Australian Vocational
Education and Training (VET) system.
*co-ordinates industry's viewpoint on related policy and practices
*develops and maintains networks of forestry enterprises, industry
bodies, vocational education and training providers and Government
agencies and departments
*works with the Commonwealth Department of Education, Employment and
Workplace Relations (DEEWR), and State and Territory Training
Authorities to develop and maintain national industry qualifications,
training packages, funding for training activities and skills
*provides support to enterprises and training providers for assessment
and skills development with constant information sharing, development of
resource tools and materials and networks for exchange of best practices
*works with industry, schools, service providers and government to
ensure that the industry is attractive and easily accessible to job
seekers and existing workers. 

Forestworks core services includes setting skill standards; development
of materials; facilitating and maintaining networks; strategic skills
planning; project management; data collection; research and industry
advice; career advice and adult learning expertise 

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