2018 World Congress: Young Leaders Camp
Thursday, April 12, 2018

The World Congress’ 2018 Young Leaders Camp is a residential retreat for young leaders from member colleges of the Federation, and all other interested nations. The camp starts will run from October 7th –  October 11th, 2018 in Melbourne Australia and will be hosted by one of Australia’s largest TAFE institutes, Box Hill Institute.

The WFCP is pleased to announce that the 2018 camp includes accredited leadership training and development which can be presented to future employers as evidence of a global perspective. Young leaders will also hear from key note speakers from the WFCP Congress and debate the issues central to young people succeeding in life, regardless of their circumstances. The WFCP endorsed young leaders will present their findings and priorities for action to the broader Congress audience.

Participants to the Youth Camp must:

  • Be enrolled in, or completed in the twelve months prior to the retreat post school professional or technical qualification from any discipline area
  • Have displayed commitment to the skills they are acquiring through their qualification
  • Be sponsored by their home association or institute (see further information on sponsoring organisations below)

    The 2014 participants
  • Able to communicate effectively in English
  • Be over 18 years of age with a general upper age limit of 30 years.

Students aged under 18 years of age are strictly not eligible. Interested applicants over 30 are invited to express their interest through the registration form.

The cost of the Young Leaders Camp is AUD $1,250AUD which covers:

  • Four nights of accommodation in the Lakeside Villas arriving on Sunday 7 October 2018 and departing on Thursday 11 October 2018
  • All meals, including breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, commencing with lunch on Sunday 7 October 2018. Dietary requirements will be accommodated and need to be included on the registration form.
  • All program and conference costs.

2018 is the WFCP’s third Young Leaders Camp. The first was held in Beijing in 2014 to coincide the 2014 World Congress. The second in Vitória, Brazil in conjunction with the 2016 World Congress. Click here to learn more about past youth camps.

If you have questions regarding the camp, please contact TAFE Directors Australia or the WFCP Secretariat.

For more information or to register for the Young Leaders Camp, please visit the 2018 World Congress website.

The 2016 Youth Camp in Brazil.

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