The organisers of the AAIR Forum (incorporating AHEEF) have updated the program. The Forum will be held 19-21 November at the Intercontinental Melbourne the Rialto. More details here.
The Council of Australian Directors of Academic Development (CADAD) is the peak professional body of Directors who have responsibility for academic development within their university. It seeks to enhance its members' capacity to be key strategic advisers in academic development.
Strategic Plan 2014-2016 [PDF]
CADAD conference: 20:20 Vision: Challenges for Academic Development in the next five years,23 & 24 October 2014, University of Sydney -
Overheads and other information are on the CADAD Community Page.
Members are invited to register or nominate a delegate to a National Summit on Distributed Leadership to be held on 1 December at RMIT University. The National Summit will focus on how to use Benchmarks for Distributed Leadership to demonstrate impact, particularly given the new Impact focus of OLT projects. More information here.
The National Peer Review of Assessment Network Project has issued a briefing note summarising the wide participation in its recent workshops and feedback from them. More information here. As well, registration is open for the PRA Forum on 12 November in Melbourne. Registration is through Karen@hes.edu.au
The Higher Education Standards Panel has issued communique 13. It features the funding of the Higher Education Standards Panel Research Fellow, Em Prof Christine Ewan, and contributions which HE can make to the project. More information here. Prof Ewan is running a workshop at CADAD's conference in Sydney 23-24 October.
The TEQSA Statistics on Australian Registered Higher Education Providers Report (the Statistics report) is available. It outlines information in four areas: providers, students, academic staff and finances. More information here.
The HIgher Eduction Standards Panel Research Fellow, Christine Ewan, now has a website which seeks input from the HE sector. More information and links here. Christine will also run a workshop at the CADAD conference in October.
The previously announced workshops for the Peer Review of Assessment Network are booked out with more than 280 registrations. However the workshops are being extended to Canberra and Adelaide in September. More information here.