Wordle ImageThe 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.


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Constitution [PDF]
Executive Committee [PDF]
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Strategic Plan 2014-2016 [PDF]


Next CADAD conference: 26 March (jointly with ACODE) and 27 March (CADAD members only), Catholic Leadership Centre, Cnr Victoria Parade and Hoddle Street, East Melbourne.

CADAD AGM 27 March 2015 at the above conference. More AGM details on the Community Page.

November 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.

 

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Higher Education Standards Executive communiques
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 01:34 PM
 

The HESE has issued the 14th and 15th communiques from the Higher Education Standards Panel.  Communique 14 is an update on the changes to the proposed Framework .  Communique 15 is the final  one from the inaugural Higher Education Standards Panel.  They are available here.

 
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Changing Higher Ed
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 01:28 PM
 

A 'Reshaping the Student Experience:adapting to a consumer-driven deregulated market'  conference will be held in Melbourne on 25 and 26 March. The early-bird offer is available until 30 January. More information here.

 
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STEM education conference
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 01:24 PM
 

An 'Improving STEM Education and Skills' conference will be held in Melbourne on 11 and 12 February 2015.  The early-bird discount is available until 23 January.  More information here.

 
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Masters creativity skills MOOC
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 03:27 PM
 

Members are invited to view the 'Creativity Skills MOOC' for coursework Masters students if it might be advocated for use in level 9 programs.  More information here.

 
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Peer Review Network update
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 04:33 PM
 

Sara Booth (UTas) is seeking further comments and feedback on the proposed Peer Review of Assessment Network Framework.  Final recommendations will be made in a report to the OLT next month.  For  a summary of the Forum held on 12 November, and other information click here.

 
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BLASST Forum at RMIT
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Friday, 14 November 2014, 10:16 AM
 

Members are invited to a BLASST Forum on benckmarking with the sessional staff framework at RMIT, Melbourne on 2 December. The program and registration details are here.

 
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Enable Project on ICT for disabled
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 04:41 PM
 

The European Enable Project aimed at utilising ITC for disabled learners has released six training modules in three languages. Members can gain access by logging in as 'guest'.  More information here.

 
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Updated AAIR program
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 03:51 PM
 

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.

 
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National Summit on Distributed Leadership
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 02:17 PM
 

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.

 

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President:
A/Professor Ian Solomonides

+61 2 9850 9857
ian.solomonides@mq.edu.au

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

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