CADAD and HERDSA are inviting participation in a survey on formal professional learning opportunities within universities. More informaton 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]
Next CADAD conference: Learning Ecology
Flinders University, Adelaide.
Discounted accommodation Adelaide Hilton link here.
Registration for joint conference day link here.
Registration for CADAD day (Friday) and joint dinner link here.
CADAD conference: 26 March (jointly with ACODE) and 27 March (CADAD members only) - all presentations are on the CADAD community page.
Flinders University is looking for a person to fill a newly created strategic role, that of Director, Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching. The role reports to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Information Services) Professor Richard Constantine. Deadline is 15 November. More information here.
University of NSW is running a symposium in Sydney on 15 October called Standards-based assessemnt: What does it mean for higher education? Places for external delegates are limited, so expressions of interest are invited. More information here.
Dr Carina Bossu and A/Prof Natalie Brown, editors of a book to be titled Professional and Support Staff in Higher Education, are inviting proposals for chapters. The deadline is 1 November. More information here.
The HERDSA 2016 Conference Committee invites proposals for the annual HERDSA conference to be held in Perth, Western Australia on 4-7 July 2016. The conference theme is The Shape of Higher Education. More information here.
What if students made up their own programs of study? This workshop will discuss what are often called “individualised study plans” that provide students with a much greater say in defining their own study plans. The workshop will present experiences in the US and discuss options open in the Australian environment. More information here.