Dr Asheley Jones
Dr Asheley Jones FAMI, MAICD, CPM, MACS (Senior), CP is a senior education executive with over two decades experience in the education, technology, and professional service sectors. She is a recognised thought leader in the development and deployment of capability frameworks, built to underpin whole of work micro-credential transformation projects. Clients have included the Victorian and New South Wales Governments, ASX 100 corporate clients, the Accounting, Engineering, Marketing, Data Analytics, and ICT Professional Associations, as well as Higher Education tertiary providers.
Asheley has held strategic leadership roles in education and future work initiatives as the Chief Operations Officer of DeakinCo. the commercial arm of Deakin University (and as the inaugural Head of Education and Workforce Development for the Australian Computer Society, (ACS).
Asheley is a former chair of the Accreditation, Education and Employability portfolio for the Australian Council of Professions – the peak professional association body for more than 1,000,000 professionals – offering strategic advice to the Board on micro-credentialing initiatives, and professional accreditation standards. She is currently a registered expert on the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency and is also a former chair of the Accreditation and Education portfolio for the Australian Marketing Institute.
Asheley has extensive experience in building and deploying innovative educational models for collaborative partnerships between industry, academic and professional bodies. In 2014, in conjunction with UoM’s IT faculty, one of these models earned a Victorian State International Education Innovation award. Asheley has completed research grants from Google, the Australian Council of Deans ICT (ACDICT), the Joint Accounting Bodies (JAB), the Victorian Department of Education and a Work Training Innovation Fund grant in 2018. She has recently written a book chapter on the role micro-credentials can play as potential global passports for effective skills assessment within continuing professional development.