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Member Institutions [PDF ]
Constitution [PDF]
Executive Committee [PDF]
Communication and Marketing Protocols [DOC]

Strategic Plan 2014-2016 [PDF]

 

CADAD conference 17 & 18 March 2016: all presentations are on the community page


Next CADAD conference: 3 & 4 November 2016, ACU, 8-10 Berry Street, North Sydney.

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CADAD response to Driving Innovation paper
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Thursday, 28 July 2016, 03:00 PM
 

The CADAD executive has responded to the Australian Government's Driving Innovation, Fairness and Excellence in Australian Higher Education paper.  It addresses three main areas: the important role of learning and teaching, the proposed evaluation of HEPP and strategies for advancing the capactity of academic staff to support learning to retain students. The full submission is here

 
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ALASI 2016 call for participation
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 04:06 PM
 

The Australian Learning Analytics Summer Institute has made its first call for participation.  It is being held on Sunday 27 November at the University of South Australia in conjunction with ASCILITE 2016. More information here

 
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CAUDIT survey on technologies
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 11:52 AM
 

The Council of Australian Directors of Information Technology has published the findings of its latest survey identifying the top 10 issues relating to the strategic utilisation of technology.  It brings together the views of 38 Australian and New Zealand higher education CIOs and shows how the prorities have changed over the past three years. The link is: https://www.caudit.edu.au/news/2016-caudit-top-ten-released

 
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New HERDSA occasional paper
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Monday, 27 June 2016, 09:51 AM
 

HERDSA has published a new occasional paper, The era of universal participation in higher education: Australian policy problems in relation to cost, equity and quality, by Belinda Probert. Free download. More information here.

 
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CADAD responds to NISA consultation paper
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Thursday, 23 June 2016, 01:23 PM
 

The CADAD executive has made a submission to the National Innovation and Science Agenda Engagement and Impact Assessment Consultation Paper. The consultation paper seeks the views of stakeholders on a framework for developing a national assessment of the engagement and impact of university research. The full CADAD submission is here.

 
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Future of digital learning seminar, Melbourne
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 01:38 PM
 

Monash University and Liberate Higher Education are running a free morning seminar in Melbourne on 21 July on the future of digital learning.  It will feature real-world examples, best practice tips, trends and advice. More information here.

 
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UTas Deputy Director, Research
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 03:54 PM
 

The University of Tasmania  is looking for a Deputy Director, Research, for the Peter Underwood Centre for Educational Attainment.  The deadline is 15 July.  More information here.

 
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UTas Deputy Director, Aspiration and Attainment
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 12:39 PM
 

The University of Tasmania is looking for a Deputy Director, Aspiration and Attainment for the Peter Underwod Centre for Educational Attainment, a joint initiative of UTas and the Tasmanian Government.  The deadline is 22 July.  More information here.

 
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Respose to CADAD's OLT letter
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Friday, 20 May 2016, 03:18 PM
 

The OLT's Di Weddell has reponded to CADAD on behalf of the Federal Minister for Education, Sen Birmingham, because the government is in care-taker mode. More information here.

 

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President:
Professor Kevin Ashford-Rowe
kevin.ashford-rowe@acu.edu.au

Secretariat:
Hélène Mountford
+61 2 9850 7580
cadad-sec@mq.edu.au

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