Credentialing & Employability: Join us at 2019 Eportfolio Forum (+ more)

This year’s Eportfolio Forum is packed with amazing presentations and workshops (20-21 November – Canberra).

This two-day event will be kicked off by Keynote Speaker:  Professor Tristram Hooley, who is the Professor of Career Education and University of Derby, England.  Tristram will speak about how eportfolios support career development.

Day Two Opening Speaker is Associate Professor Denise Jackson who is the Director for Work-Integrated Learning at the School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia.  Denise will present on the meaning of professional identity, its importance for future employment and determining factors for higher education students.

Click here to read more about what these Keynote speakers will share at this year’s event.

Wedged between these two amazing presentations will be a Plenary Panel discussing What is the value in evidencing smaller and more specific elements of a person’s capabilities through credentialing? 

This panel will be led by Asheley Jones, Head of Professional Practice and Industry Partnerships, Faculty of Business and Law, DeakinCo.

Other Panelists sharing their views on this topic include:

  • Kathryn Coleman, University of Melbourne
  • Mary Gallagher, Australian Catholic University
  • Trina Jorre de St Jorre, Deakin University
  • Lynette Harris, Navitas
  • Students

Plus there are around 40 breakout and networking sessions – Download the 2019 Eportfolio Forum program for more information.

Don’t miss out – book now!!

Please share this news with your networks by forwarding on this email or via social media (#eportforum)

Please contact Allison for more information or any questions regarding the 2019 Eportfolio Forum – 0400 732 270 or eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com

Mahara News 

The waiting is over. You can preview Mahara 19.10 and test its features before the official 19.10.0 release at the end of the October – https://mahara.org/interaction/forum/topic.php?id=8526.

Let Mahara know what you think of the new features.

Also, find out what is happening in the Mahara community by reading the latest Mahara newsletter at https://mahara.org/newsletter

Information sourced via Kristina Hoeppner

Registrations are now opened for PebbleBash 2020 

Registrations are now open for the pedagogical extravaganza that will be Pebblebash 2020 in Edinburgh from 23-25 June 2020.

Join fellow trailblazers, innovators and champions of extraordinary learning journeys at this must-attend event. https://hubs.ly/H0lbjFy0 

Information sourced via Alison Poot

Some great eportfolio news and resources

Check out this great eportfolio news and resources:

Stay connected all year round – share any eportfolio news or ask questions via the Eportfolio Community of Practice Facebook page.

About eportfoliosaustralia

ePortfolios Australia is a professional network which aims to support the use of e-portfolios in Australia and beyond through professional development activities, provision of resources and consultancy services.
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