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Pam Caven


Pam CavenBA(Hons), Dip Ed, Masters in Educational Leadership and Change Management, Cert. IV Training and Assessment
Director, Policy & Stakeholder Engagement
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Pam Caven took up the position of Director Policy and Stakeholder Engagement, TAFE Directors Australia (TDA) in May 2007.

Pam’s career has included being a secondary school teacher, teachers’ college lecturer, TAFE teacher, senior manager in State and Federal Government departments, and author. She was a Director in the Victorian Department of Education and Training prior to moving to the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) as Project Director. Post ANTA, Pam managed a variety of projects and was engaged as an audit consultant by the Victorian Auditor General. At TDA, Pam has drawn on input from members to develop formal TDA submissions to a range of government and departmental enquiries and consultations. She has managed significant national projects and organised a range of seminars and the annual TDA national conferences.

Pam holds a BA (Hons), Dip Ed, Cert. IV (Training & Assessment) and a Masters degree in Education – Leadership and Management.