Welcome / Mihi
Hon Louise Upston: Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment
Mairi-Anne MacDonald: Scottish Social Services Council – Building a safe, skilled, confident and flexible social service workforce
Murray Johnson: TEC - Building a New TEC
Dr Karen Poutasi: NZQA - The Future State
Phil Walker: Children's Action Plan. An update on the progress of the plan and its interaction with sector workforces
Breakout Session One
i. Mairi-Anne MacDonald: Scotland's Social Services - How some of the lessons the Scottish Social Security Council could be applied in NZ
ii. Steve Hunn: PMANZ/ Ben Parker : Careerforce - Urban Pest Management
Breakout Session Two
i. Shane Murdoch: SSPA - Training, Changing and Children. Child safety and workforce development, and the changes on the way for the social services sector
ii. Melany-Jayne Davies: Careerforce – Introducing Careerforce’s Vocational Pathways project
Donna McGarvey: DHB Shared Services - How introducing qualifications changed a workforce
Access Homehealth - The highs and lows of transforming your workforce
Geoff Keith: Ministry of Education. The Youth Guarantee initiative. What prompted the development of the initiative, and how and where will it interact between school and workplaces?
Day one wrap up
Te Papa Tour (optional)
Drinks and dinner
Rod Cooke: Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council – The Australian Experience. There are changes ahead in the community services and health industry workforces in Australia - what is the likely impact on New Zealand?
John Rogers: Skills for Health – Developing non-registered staff and a more flexible workforce, and the review of the UK's National Health System - what was found, what will change, and what can be learned
Careerforce Senior Management Team (Gill Genet, Sue Roberts and Andrew Saunders)
Breakout Session Three
i. Rod Cooke: Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council
ii. Lillian Small: BSC New Zealand/ Penny Barrett:Careerforce
iii. Jane von Dadelszen: NZQA
Breakout Session Four
i. John Rogers: Skills for Health, UK
ii. Cathy Cooney: Update on the Kaiāwhina Plan and the Director-General Reference Group
iii. Dr Nicky Murray: Careerforce – ‘So what’? How training transfers to better job performance and work outcomes.
Peter Wilberfoss: Geneva Healthcare - The Geneva online training platform launched on September 1, catering to Level 1 and 2 qualifications. What worked, what didn’t and what’s next?
Ray Lind: Careerforce - The Apprenticeship Initiative and Career Pathways
Day two wrap up