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The Future is Here: Emerging Technologies and Their Impact on Education

19 February 2024
Online via Zoom Webinar

Did you miss out on the 2023 National VET Conference?

Are you looking to kickstart 2024 with a better understanding of some of the world of emerging technologies?

This session was rated 4.75 stars out of five at the #2023NVC!! It's now available in February 2024 as a webinar.

Here's what people had to say:

"I thought Toby's session on emerging technologies was engaging and very well presented. It was my favourite session of the whole conference""Brilliantly relevant and easy to understand, jargon was broken down to plain English and contextual"
"Very knowledgeable presenter. Great tips and ideas to embrace and implement AI into our business.""Great explanation and guidance on the new tools emerging - Toby has given me the confidence to go back to work and start experimenting with some of them." 
"Good infomration relevant to our current world of digital technology & AI""I loved it. The presentation was really informative!"

Session Overview

The future we once read about is here, and with it an exciting world of emerging technologies. From the Metaverse to Cryptocurrency, Digital Credentials, NFTs, AI-driven talent pools, and ChatGPT, these trends have the potential to transform education.

However, before diving into the specifics of these new technologies, it is important to establish their fundamentals and understand the problems they are designed to solve, in simple terms.In this session, we will explore the basics of emerging technologies and their potential impact on education.

We will examine how these technologies are already being used in the classroom today, evaluating their effectiveness and exploring how they can be optimised to meet the needs of students, educators, and institutions. With a focus on practical applications, we will delve into case studies, use cases, and best practices.

Toby will guide you through the fascinating world of these emerging technologies, providing insights into how they can be leveraged to enhance the educational experience. Whether you are an educator, administrator, or student, this session offers valuable insights into the future of education and the tools that will shape it.

Key topics covered in this webinar 

  • Trends in emerging technologies
  • Fundamentals of these technologies
  • How they are being used already
  • How can they be optimised
  •  The impact on education

NB. Can't make the session? We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 48 hours of the session's closure. All Velg Training webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your time zone before logging onto the online training session.

Date & Time

Monday 19th February 2024
11:00am - 12.00pm (AEST: QLD)

Other timezones:
12:00pm - 1.00pm (AEST: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
11:30am - 12:30pm (ACST: SA)
10:30am - 11:30pm (ACST: NT)
9:00am - 10:00am (AWST: WA)

Who should attend

Anyone interested in the future of education technology:

  • RTO Managers
  • Trainers
  • Assessors
  • Compliance Managers
  • Administrators

What to expect

Presented by Toby Jones, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • PowerPoint (in PDF format)
  • Recording of the webinar (three months access)
  • Additional electronic resource 
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


Toby Jones


Toby Jones has a love and passion for both teaching and emerging technologies, which led him to spend the last 12 years in the education and tech sectors in the UK and Australia. Despite this, he still speaks in completely plain English (Queen’s English) with no buzz words, abbreviations or jargon.

Toby likes nothing more than sharing ideas, hearing from others and most of all: talking about complicated things in language that everyone can understand. Toby thoroughly believes that anyone can learn anything if they have the right teacher.

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