Past QOF Global Connections Bursary Recipients

The QOF Global Connections Bursary was first awarded in 2014 and since that time our Bursaries have supported vocational education and training professionals from a broad spectrum of training sectors to attend conferences, study tours and work-shadowing experiences all over the world.

Year of AwardNameEmployer and PositionDestinationActivity
2014Ms Jenny FieldEvocca College, Advisor to the BoardHelsinki, Finland and St Petersburg, RussiaAttendance and participation at the International Vocational Education Training Association Conference
2015Ms Julie ScottSimple Solutions Training and Consulting, Industry Trainer and AssessorTauranga, New ZealandAttendance at the National Tertiary Learning & Teaching Conference 2015
2015Ms Cassandra BakerTAFE Queensland Brisbane (Southbank), Workplace Training Officer – BakeryVillepinte, FranceAttendance at the Europain – International Baking Trade show
2015Mr Lewis MooreTAFE Queensland, Gold Coast; Teacher / Program DeveloperSingapore and MalaysiaFact finding visit to Singapore Polytechnic Institute
2015Mr Paul MarshallTAFE Queensland SkillsTech, Teacher – Electrotechnology (Refrigeration & Air Conditioning)Vietnam – Ha Noi, Than Hoa,
Da Nang, HCM
Study tour of Vietnam as a volunteer English tutor
2016Mr Jedd SparksHowell Davies WeldingAtlanta, USAAttendance at the FABTECH Exhibition
2016Mr Carl BalkeTAFE Queensland SkillsTech, Lead Vocational Teacher Refrigeration and Air ConditioningNuremburg, GermanyInternational exhibition for the Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Ventilation and Heat Pumps sectors
2017Judy HoskinsPeak Training & Consulting Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaAttendance and presentation at the 3rd International Conference on Public Health
2017Cassandra McIntyreCairns School of Distance EducationChina, Hong KongTourism Confucius Institute Study Tour