About Claire Field & Associates
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Claire Field and Associates provides advice and strategic support to key Australian and international providers and stakeholders across the tertiary education sector. We assist education providers and others engaged in the tertiary education to successfully navigate changes in policy, funding and regulatory settings across the vocational education and training (VET), international and higher education sectors, as well the impact of EdTech.
Claire’s international presentations include an address to the December 2019 ‘For the Future: International Conference on VET Development’ in Beijing, China. In November 2019 she chaired the panel discussion on ‘Harnessing Digital Technology for Application in Workplace Training with Employment Outcomes’ at the ASEAN-Australia Education Dialogue in Penang, Malaysia. She delivered a keynote address on quality in the private tertiary education sector at the invitation of the government of Singapore, and was invited by UNECSO to deliver a keynote address in Myanmar.
In November 2018 Claire was a delegate of HolonIQ’s Executive Program in Beijing, China, which included attendance at the Global Education Technology (GET) conference. In October 2019 she was a delegate of HolonIQ’s Executive Program in Bangalore, India.
Claire continues to focus on what Australian providers can learn from global education trends and how international forces are shaping the Australian post-secondary education sector.
Claire Field and Associates work with higher education and vocational training providers to:
Claire Field and Associates also provide consulting services that assist government agencies and tertiary education providers to:
Recent strategic reviews undertaken for public organisations include:
Claire Field is a non-Executive Director of apprenticeship provider, MEGT and an Advisory Board member of HSD an IT services provider to government and other agencies. She is also a partner of the Global Education Market Intelligence firm, HolonIQ.
Claire has worked in a variety of educational institutions including TAFE NSW and a national not-for-profit VET provider. Her most recent role was as the Chief Executive of the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) representing more than 1,000 private VET and higher education providers. Claire has held senior positions in State and Commonwealth government agencies with responsibility for policy, planning, performance review, and regulatory reform in the post-secondary education sector.
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As a Sydney-based agency with a national footprint, we acknowledge the traditional ownership the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, as well as Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. In our work in the education sector, we pay particular respect to the ongoing importance of education to Traditional Owners, in the passing on of knowledge through song, story telling and other means for thousands of years on this land. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.