Careers and Partnerships Coordinator
Based at Gen-Z Employment
Community Partnership Specialist
John Gilders is a career development practitioner with over 20 years experience working in settings as diverse as schools, TAFEs, community organisations and private practice. He is widely recognised as an advocate for the youth of the Gold Coast, delivering career services, workshops and presentations to thousands of school students over almost two decades.
John is the Director of Orange Flag Career Services, providing career education and consultancy to schools, training providers and businesses, as well as supporting individuals with their career decision making. John was the Local Community Partnership Manager for the Gold Coast region in the late 2000’s and has also delivered the Australian Government’s School Business Community Partnership Broker program from 2010 to 2014, and is currently delivering career development services for Gen-Z Employment.
BREAKOUT SESSION 1 – Teaching for Careers of the Future
Target audience Yr 7-12
The CSIRO last year released a report, Tomorrow’s Digitally Enabled Workforce, that predicted that 44% of Australian jobs are at risk of automation. The robots are taking our jobs – or are they? This workshop will explore the future workplace and how we can prepare our students for the jobs of the future.