Symposium Papers

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Day 1 (3 Nov 2016)


Keynote 2 by Prof Stephen Billett: How Learning through Work and Innovations can Co-occur (1.15 MB)

Keynote 3 by Prof Hazel Reid: Transforming Career Development – Narrative Career Counselling as a Learning Practice (1.15 MB)


Concurrent Sessions

Session 1.1
Ms Lai Poi Shan, Ms Millie Lee and Mr Lee Wee Chee: Catalysing Workplace Learning Within from Without (1.8 MB)

Session 1.2
Ms Esther Tan: Using the Career and Values Genokeygram to Empower Your Clients (2.52MB)

Session 1.3
Mr Thomas Fernandez: A Lean, Skilled , Effective and High Quality Army of Pestbusters (9.53 MB)

Session 1.4
Mr Jason Wong: Adopting Sociocultural Theory as an Industry-wide Training Approach to Engage Trainees in the Civil Aviation Industry (1.78 MB)

Session 1.5
Dr Michael Choy and Mr Bryan Tay: Online Learning: Does It Make Business Sense? Udemy as Case Study (4.0 MB)

Session 1.7
Mr Thomas Yeo and Ms Wong Sing Chee: Future OF Career Development, Future IN Career Development (1.6 MB)

Session 2.1
Dr Helen Bound, Dr Arthur Chia and Dr Yang Silin: Designing Assessment for the Changing Nature of Work (1.5 MB)

Session 2.2
Mr Simon Freebody: Job Quality in Singapore (0.7 MB)

Session 2.3
Ms Christine Clark: Workplace Learning in New Zealand (1.9 MB)

Session 2.4
Mr Bernard Mackenzie: Asian Perspective of Career Counselling (0.7 MB)

Session 2.5
Mr Harry Klass: Technology Integration in Training (2.1 MB)

Session 2.6
Mr. Siddharth Jain: Case Method 2.0 – An Approach to Skills Training on Mobile Phones (3.9 MB)

Session 2.7
Mr Noel Ang and Mr Andrew Er: Career Development Interventions for Retrenched PMETs in the VUCA Economy (2.1 MB)

Session 2.8
Dr Wang Jianguo and Mr Soh Lai Seng: Future Workforce for the Logistics Sector through Earn and Learn (3.2 MB)

Session 3.3
Mr Sheng Yee Zher and Dr Tan Teck Kiang: Continuing Education, Training Participation and Literacy Skills: Evidence from PIACC (2.2 MB)

Session 3.4
Ms Jessline Yap and Ms Lina Tan: Implementing Meaningful Workplace Learning Interventions (2.5 MB)

Session 3.5
Mr Leslie Loh: Disrupting Class with CLaaS (2.2 MB)

Session 3.7
Dr Jane Goodman and Ms Judith M. Hoppin: The Role of Clinical Supervision in Career Development (0.8 MB)


Day 2 (4 Nov 2016)


Keynote 4 by Prof Ewart Keep: Policy Models, Policy Assumptions and Lifelong Learning – Reflections on the UK Experience (0.7 MB)

Keynote 5 by Assoc Prof Steve Wheeler: Learning in the Digital Age – The Theory and the Practice (6.6 MB)

Keynote 6 by Prof Emeritus Rich Feller: Bridging Academic and Career Functions within the New Workplace (4.7 MB)


Theme Weaver

Future of Work, Future of Learning: Drawing together different strands (1.2 MB)


Concurrent Sessions

Session 4.1
Prof Stephen Billett: How Learning Through Work and Innovation can Co-occur to Realise Effective Workplace Learning (0.4 MB)

Session 4.2
Dr Chen Zan and Mr Sim Khee Lian: Process and Partnerships in Seeding Learning Innovations in CET in Singapore – A Case for Open Innovation (5.8 MB)

Session 4.3
Ms Mimi Brent, Mr Mark Franklin and Prof Emeritus Rich Feller:
Webinar (4.4 MB):–

Session 4.5
Ms Ong An Dian and Ms Ng Siew Kueen: Working Collaboratively: Integration of Vocational, Soft and Literacy Skills in Workplace Learning (3.1 MB)

Session 4.6
Mr Goh Chye Guan and Mr Jonathan Wan: Using Tech-Enabled Learning to Enhance Work at Height Training (2.1 MB)

Session 5.2
Dr Linda Fang and Mr A K M Zahiruddin: The e-Assessment and e-Feedback System to Enhance Aerospace Engineering Training (0.2 MB)

Session 5.3
Dr Timothy Hsi: Professional Identity Development of Career Practitioners (2.8 MB)

Session 5.4
Dr Annette Winch: Webinar – TELLing it and SEEing it via ITUNES U, from Substitution to Redefinition, Transforming Educator Capability (4.5 MB)

Session 5.5
COL Kong Kam Yean, LTC Lennon Tan and Mr Alvin Quek: SAF Learning Transformation (2.4 MB)

Session 5.6
Mr Neil Miller: Australia’s Industry-led Vocational Education System – a Focus on Flexibility and Quality (1.1 MB)