Twilight Briefing on "China and Educational Reform in a globalised world "
30 April 2009
Council Meeting Room, Melbourne Town Hall
Dr Dahle Suggett / Deputy Secretary, Office for Policy, Research and Innovation,
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
So why China? Minister Pike visited China in September last year. Dr. Dahle will talk about the outcomes this year from proposals for the sharing of knowledge and innovation, and the challenges and opportunities for the education sector, both private and public and for the many companies and organisations whose businesses revolve around sector. Dahle Suggett is a creative thinker, with an extensive background in education and in business (with Exxon Chemical and subsidiaries in Australia and the US, the Allen Consulting Group and Business Council of Australia). She is responsible for leading educational reform in Victoria, which includes policy development, research and innovation across the birth-to-adult spectrum. This includes improving transition pathways for young people, and furthering international education in Australia in a globalised environment.
David Campbell, Executive Director, Office of Knowledge Capital, City of Melbourne will Comment on Office of Knowledge Capital of City of Melbourne and their connections with China. OKC aims to collaborate to develop and promote Melbourne as Australia’s Knowledge Capital.