QOF Scholarship & Global Connections Bursary
Have you ever thought about testing your vocational skills overseas or are you a professional working in the VET sector and considering an international short-term professional development placement?
The QOF offers both a Scholarship and Bursary opportunity for Queensland residents to further their career overseas. Check out these funding programs to see how you can undertake a career experience of a lifetime and bring back an international perspective on your industry.
Announcing the winners of the 2015 QOF Global Connections Bursaries
The QOF is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 QOF Global Connections bursaries. A large number of outstanding applications were received for these awards this year and the successful candidates have some very exciting plans for developing their professional vocational training practice.
The recipients are:
Julie Michelle Scott
Julie is an Industry Trainer and Assessor for Simple Solutions Training and Consulting in Hervey Bay. Julie will be using her bursary to attend the National Tertiary Learning & Teaching Conference 2015 in Tauranga, New Zealand. Through this experience, Julie hopes to expand her professional network and increase her knowledge of professional practice.
Paul is has worked as a vocational teacher at TAFE Queensland SkillsTech since 2011. Paul will be using his bursary to undertake a study tour of Vietnam as a volunteer English tutor, carrying out observation of students and interacting with software programs and a suite of online learning tools that he has created.
Cassandra works at TAFE Queensland Brisbane at Southbank as a Workplace Training Officer for Bakery. She is well known to the QOF as a former Scholarship recipient. Cassandra plans to use her bursary to attend the Europain and Intersuc – International Baking Trade show in Villepinte France so she can gain up to date industry knowledge and information on trends for training and teaching in the field of bakery.
Lewis Wood Moore
Lewis is an Information Technology teacher at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.
Lewis will be using his bursary to undertake a fact-finding visit to Singapore Polytechnic Institute. He is interested in building an on-going network of relationships with IT educators at Singapore Polytechnic Institute and collaborating with program developers and technicians about the use of educational technology for teaching IT in on-site and on-line programs.
Applications for the 2016 QOF Global Connections Bursaries will open in March 2016 – like us on Facebook to stay up to date!