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.
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 17 & 18 March 2016: all presentations are on the community page
Next CADAD conference: 3 & 4 November 2016, ACU, North Sydney.
Registration form (
Accommodation options (to come)
Local Map (to come)
CADAD has made a submission to the Minister for Education, Senator Simon Birmingham, about the imminent closure of the OLT, and the need for the Federal Government to continue funding it or the proposed National Institute for Learning and Teaching.
HERDSA is inviting students to submit proposals for funding to run a project to present at the HERDSA 2017 conference in Sydney. The projects must look at an initative that impacts on curriculum transformation. Up to $1000 per project will be awarded. More details here.
The Office for Learning and Teaching is holding a Learning and Teaching Conference on the evening of Thursday 28 April and the day of Friday 29 April at the Langham Hotel, Melbourne. More details here.
Workshop 1: Impact of IMPEL framework (by Tilly Hinton). Workshop 2: Shaking up Higher Education - Learnings from National Award Winners, featuring 2016 Australian University Teacher of the Year A/Prof Kevin Tant. .