In recognition of the importance of our education industry in our economy, ACBC Victoria hosted a forum and luncheon with 120 guests to discuss enhancing the competitiveness and sustainability of Victoria’s education industry across all sectors as our top export, with China being the largest market.
The one hour forum was followed by a luncheon with the Hon Martin Dixon MP, Minister for Education.
"Education as Victoria's top export to China- the way forward" hosted a panel discussion with senior representation from all levels of education, including public schools, private institutions and universities discussing whether The Victorian government is doing enough to support the future of our No. 1 export industry to China.
The panel included:
Chair – Professor On Kit Tam, Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor, RMIT University
Professor Susan Elliott, Deputy Vice-Chancellor International, the University of Melbourne
Derek Scott, Principal at Haileybury College
Kate Morris, Principal at Northcote High School
Claire Field, Chief Executive Officer, ACPET