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Live Webinar: National Skills Commissioner Adam Boyton

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are delighted to advise that National Skills Commissioner Adam Boyton will take part in a live webinar with NAEN on Thursday 19 August 20

About this event

The National Skills Commission is leading a series of critical areas of work to improve our understanding of emerging and future workforce needs and to simplify and strengthen Australia’s VET sector. This includes developing the Skills Priority List, efficient prices for VET qualifications, the Australian Skills Classification, and undertaking a study of the care workforce labour market.

Adam Boyton will join NAEN to update the group training sector on the latest developments in the NSC’s work and provide a glimpse of what to expect over the year ahead.

Webinar free for NAEN 2022 Conference ticket holders

The webinar is free for NAEN Conference ticket holders in recognition of the re-scheduling of the National Conference to 15 – 17 March 2022 in Hobart. See the conference program.

Zoom details will be emailed to all conference ticket holders – there is no need to register.

Tickets for all other guests: $55 including GST per person.

Speaker biographies

Adam Boyton was appointed as the inaugural National Skills Commissioner in October 2020 for a five-year term.

With almost 25 years as an economist, Adam blends strong public and private sector experience.

Adam was the Chief Economist at the Business Council of Australia and the Australian Chief Economist at Deutsche Bank prior to this current appointment. He was a member of the NSW Skills Board from 2013 to 2019 and was closely involved in the development of pricing, funding and costing models as well as the continuous review and assessment of VET in NSW.

Adam has also held positions on the board of the NSW Rural Assistance Authority and as a Trustee of the Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust.

Claire Field is a non-Executive Director of apprenticeship provider, MEGT and an Advisory Board member of two technology companies, HSD an IT services provider to government and other agencies, and ASX-listed ReadCloud. She is also a partner of the Global Education Market Intelligence firm, HolonIQ.

Claire has worked in a variety of educational institutions including TAFE NSW and a national not-for-profit VET provider. Her most recent role was as the Chief Executive of the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) representing more than 1,000 private VET and higher education providers.

Claire has held senior positions in State and Commonwealth government agencies with responsibility for policy, planning, performance review, and regulatory reform in the post-secondary education sector.



August 19
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


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