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Perth | Friday, November 18, 2022 | 9am - 2:30pm

How Can We Prepare Our Next Generation For The Ever-Changing Future Of Work?

With the emergence of technology, globalised teams, and flexible working options over recent years, the workforce is transforming rapidly. We know that many of the roles being advertised today did not exist five years ago.

Employers across the country and around the world are calling out for top young talent to join their teams, and it's up to us as educators to ensure that we are preparing our students with the skills to not just survive, but to thrive, in the workforce of the future.


Our Future Leaders Program has been designed to show students the exciting opportunities available to them in a diverse range of industries, whilst also helping them develop their skills to build their network, access opportunities, and build their personal brand as young professionals in their chosen fields.

Delivered as part of the Innovation In Education Festival, the Future Leaders Program will see students from schools across Perth come together for an action-packed day of skill-building and networking as they hear from leading industry speakers, and start to think about how they can explore their passions as they turn them into viable career pathways.

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Community Leadership

Block 1: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

To start the day we looked at how we as young leaders can make a difference in our local community. During this activity, students heard from a panel of leading industry innovators before then identifying ways to solve challenges in their community. 

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The Future Of Work

Block 2: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

From there, we will be looking at how the future of work is set to change, and some of the exciting opportunities available for young people over the next 20-30 years. In this session we'll be debating ethical challenges with technology and exploring the 100 jobs of the future. 

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Block 3: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

To finish the day, we'll be building our personal brands as young professionals in our chosen fields as we look at how we can turn our skills into viable career pathways. We'll be identifying our skills, passions and values before bringing those together to create our personal brands. 


Key Details


Date: Friday 18th November 2022

Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm (Registration From 8:30am)

Location: University Of Western Australia | 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley

Cost: Free! Each school may send up to 10 participants
(including 1-2 teachers)

Who It's For: Recommended for grade 9-12 students.

Frequently Asked Questions


How The Day Will Run:

The Future Leaders Program will be broken into three blocks throughout the day with each block consisting of a keynote speaker or panel discussion, followed by an activity to get students to apply their learnings.

Who Is This For:
The Future Leaders Program is designed for students in Grades 9-12 with an interest in getting a headstart in their careers.


What Do We Need To Bring:
We ask that students bring morning tea and lunch, as well as a device to work on if they have one.
Everything else will be provided.

Who's Running The Day:

Throughout the day, students will be working with the Innovation In Education Festival team of innovative educators. Students will also be hearing from a selection of keynote speakers and panelists as they build their skills and develop their ideas.


What To Expect:
Throughout the day we will have a series of keynote speakers, panel discussions and challenges for students to apply their learnings. It will be a fast-paced and action-packed day!


For any questions, please email the festival team at


Reserve Your Table Today

This is an invite-only program for 10 schools across Perth. To reserve a table for your school, fill in the form below and our team will be in contact.

Thank you for your interest in The Future Leaders Program, our team will be in contact to confirm your reservation shortly.

The reservation period for invites to The Future Leaders Program is now closed and we are no longer accepting submissions.
Thank you for your interest in the Innovation In Education Festival.

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