The Eighteenth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organizations features research addressing the following annual themes.
Dr Peter Kell is Professor and Pro Vice Chancellor of LEBA faculty at Charles Darwin University. Peter Kell was previously at the Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development (CLLRD) at the Hong Kong Institute of Education from 2009-11.
Professor Kell’s current research interests include teacher education, global student mobility, the internationalization of education and training in the Asia Pacific and literacy and language in East Asia.
Thomas Deissinger, born in 1958, studied at the University of Mannheim (Baden-Wuerttemberg/Germany) where he also took his Ph.D in 1991. He was in chargeof a temporary professorship at the Friedrich-Alexander- University of Nuernberg (Bavaria/Germany) before becoming Professor of Business and Economics Education (Wirtschaftspaedagogik) at the University of Konstanz (Baden-Württemberg/Germany) in 1998. He now regularly teaches as a guest professor at the University of Business and Eonomics in Vienna and the University of Innsbruck (Austria). In May 2016 he received a honorary doctorate from Kiev National Economic University (Ukraine). Thomas Deissinger has specialised in vocational training policy and comparative research activities in the area of VET, including EU projects. Research interests also comprise didactical issues and the history of VET as well as school-based VET and practice firms in vocational schools. Several among his publications are devoted to the nature and development of the VET systems in the UK and Australia.
Charles Darwin University, Australia