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Denise Stevens

Vocational Education & Training critical to our future.

Denise Stevens

Vocational Education and Training (VET)

About Me

Denise brings to her professional engagements 25 years of highly productive educational and senior management know-how. Extensive experience informs her effective contributions to high level strategic and change management practice that supports VET operations. Practical expertise developed over her career enables her to confidently advocate considered professional and strategic views to government, Boards, Management Committees, industry clients and peers. She has a firm grasp of nuances influencing VET’s changing educational environment. She applies sound research and project management skills to challenges and opportunities across VET, industry and community projects and environments, nationally and internationally. Her effectiveness as a leader, manager and accomplished VET professional is widely recognised.
At the 2016 Australian Training Awards, she received the National Achievement Award for ‘Outstanding leadership and contribution to the Australian VET sector.’


• Diploma of Catering and Hotel Management – Footscray Institute of Technology (now VU)
• Graduate Diploma of Education ¬– Hawthorn Institute of Education (now Melbourne University)
• Graduate Certificate in Management Development (Education & Training) – The Chair Academy
• Graduate Certificate in Strategic Foresight – Swinburne University
• Master of Education (Educational Leadership and Management) – RMIT University

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