This Wednesday Peter Kelly will host the next Research Brown Bag Seminar Series; presenting UNESCO UNEVOC @ RMIT and the UN’s SDGs.
Please join Peter today at 12:30 pm at the Bundoora Campus (B220. L4. R031) to hear more about UNEVOC at RMIT aspirations, research focus areas and its accountability through a two-year workplan registered with UNESCO-UNEVOC headquarters in Bonn, Germany.
- Being part of an inclusive, global learning network of institutions and organisations in UNESCO’s Member States.
- Positioning RMIT and Australia as a leader and enabler in the region (Asia Pacific, North Asia and South Asia) in applied research, network building and evidenced-based interventions and policy-making in VET.
- Leveraging the work being conducted at other UNEVOC Centres around the world for the benefit of Australia and Australian future workforces and industry.
- Enabling further brand and reputation building for RMIT and its leading position in the VET sector in Australia and internationally.
- Delivering research impact through establishing stronger links with end users and beneficiaries of research being conducted by RMIT in the area.
- Contributing, through concrete, applied, and research based activities, to meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals .
The research focus for UNEVOC at RMIT is multidisciplinary, and is initially focused on:
- Young people, social enterprise and VET for Sustainable Development.
- Applied research and the transformation of VET learning and teaching for Sustainable Development.
- Gender diversity, equity and participation in VET for Sustainable Development.
Abstract: UNESCO UNEVOC @ RMIT
Peter’s research interests are related to young people, education and training, work, and critical perspectives on young people’s well-being, resilience and enterprise. He has published widely in relation to these interests, including: Neo-Liberalism and Austerity: The Moral Economies of Young People’s Health and Well-being