On the 13th July, ACBC hosted the 2017 ACBC Education Forum jointly with GBCA and Westpac, which provided a great opportunity for both the Australian and Chinese education sector to interact and exchange ideas. Distinguished speakers included Mr. Robert Doyle Melbourne Lord Mayor from City of Melbourne. Ms Amanda Pickrell, Director, International Education, DEDJTR, State Government of Victoria. The panel discussion was chaired by Professor On Kit Tam, Professor of Finance, RMIT and Vice President, Australia China Business Council-Victoria, and consisted of Dr Jane Orton, Honorary Fellow, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Mr Derek Scott, CEO and Principal, Haileybury, Mr Edward Smith, Founder of Australia China Alumni Association (ACAA), Dr Susan Su, Business Development Manager, North Asia, Melbourne Airport and Dr Celina Yu, Managing Director, GBCA. More than 130 participants from the education sector and government shared their insights and experience on the topic of “Strengthening Links to Future Prosperity through Education.
On the 5th of July, Global Business College of Australia (GBCA) successfully held a seminar on the topic of “Interpreting Skills learning and Community Interpretation Practice”. Professor Charles Qin, GBCA industry advisor of Diploma of Interpreting course, was invited as the guest speaker, and over 30 participants attended the seminar. Charles brought students a fantastic speech by talking about interpreting skills, code of ethics, and interpretation practice.