University of Queensland: Responding to COVID-19 disruption

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Date: May 26, 2021

Time: 3:00pm

Time Zone: AEST

In this webinar, James Hourn, Head of Enterprise Sales at ReadyTech, will interview Julian Wilson, Director, Institute of Continuing and TESOL Education at the University of Queensland (UQ).

James and Julian will unpack some critical areas of discussion in the current fragile international education sector, including:

  1. COVID-19’s impact and how UQ is navigating through this period of change.
  2. How UQ aims to leverage technology and innovation in their regeneration plan for the next two years.
  3. Why UQ chose their current student management system, JR Plus (A ReadyTech brand), as their technology partner.

Julian Wilson

Director, Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education, The University of Queensland

Julian has over 20 years of experience, including the establishment of schools and colleges throughout in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Australia.

As Director of ICTE, Julian is strategically focused on developing the Institute’s capacity business scope, and human capital to expand and diversify operations to keep abreast of new developments within the dynamic international education environment.

Julian has held several leadership positions, as a director, head of school, and deputy principal of schools and colleges in both the domestic and international environment across secondary, tertiary and higher education sectors. Julian’s education includes a degree in Economics from Cardiff University, teaching qualification and two subsequent Masters Degrees in International Economics and Management at Warwick University in the United Kingdom and Massey University in New Zealand. He is also a recent Graduate of the Executive Leadership Program at the UQ Business School.

James Hourn

Head of Enterprise Sales, Education, ReadyTech

James Hourn is a senior business leader in ReadyTech’s fast-growing education business and has over a decade’s worth of experience growing and developing the reach and impact of technology solutions for both education providers and their students.

A former commercial director and business development manager with JobReady (a ReadyTech brand), James has advised hundreds of educators on student management transformation projects across the vocational education, international education and higher education markets.

As Head of Enterprise Sales for Education, James has been instrumental in ReadyTech’s growth in the international education and TAFE markets. His focus is on helping educators enhance student experiences and drive business results with future-focused technology.

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This webinar will be run in partnership with ReadyTech