|Christine Robertson |
Pro-Vice Chancellor – VET
Charles Darwin University
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Christine Robertson was appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor Vocational Education and Training Charles Darwin University in October 2015.
In this role, she oversees the operations of the Faculty of Vocational Education and Training and ensures that functions and activities across the University are strategically aligned with the broad requirements of the vocational education and training sector.
Christine holds academic qualifications in Community Development and Adult Education, vocational qualifications in Training and Assessment and Management, and a Masters of Education (Leadership and Management). She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association, a Fellow of Leadership Victoria, a Board Member of TAFE Directors Australia, and former Director of ReGen Alcohol and Other Drug Services.
Prior to joining Charles Darwin University she was the Deputy Director Vocational Education at RMIT University. A major focus of her work in this role was assisting the University to implement an effective response to vocational education and training market reforms.
Christine has well-developed strategic, operational and leadership skills. She has extensive experience in workforce development through vocational education and training and has led the design and implementation of a range of innovative training partnerships with government, commercial and community based enterprises throughout Victoria, Queensland and the Northern Territory.
Her background in community development included a range of community education and development projects for government agencies in regional, rural and remote locations in Australia and in the Asia Pacific Region.
Christine has a strong commitment to critical and reflective practice and to the development and application of new frameworks for learning and development in local and international education and training contexts.