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KEYNOTE SERIES //

INSPIRING YOUNG MINDS: WHAT DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY CAN TELL ABOUT TERTIARY EDUCATION 

An Illumination event where the new Vice-Chancellor shares her vision for teaching and learning with the wider University community.

Hosted by Professor Harlene Hayne ONZM 

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Video presentation 

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Read more about the people involved in the Keynote: Inspiring Young Minds: What Developmental Psychology Can Tell Us About Tertiary Education

 SHARING BEST PRACTICE IN LEARNING & TEACHING 

A collaboration between National University of Singapore (NUS) Teaching Academy

Assoc Prof Ho Han Kiat

Occam's Razor - An Incisive Cut about Authentic Teaching and Effective Learning

Assoc Prof Anju Mary Paul

Getting Lost in Learning in order to Find your Way: Interdisciplinary Teaching in Migration Studies

Assoc Prof Anju Mary Paul

Getting Lost in Learning in order to Find your Way: Interdisciplinary Teaching in Migration Studies

Dr Ben Milbourn

The Talk to Me Mass Open Online Course (MOOCs)

Dr Leo Ng

Research Screener – Making Science Smarter

REFLECTIONS, OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR THE TERTIARY SECTOR AND TEQSA

In this Webinar, the Chief Commissioner of TEQSA, Professor Peter Coaldrake AO, will reflect on some of the opportunities and challenges for both the Australian higher education sector and TEQSA as we deal with some of the new 'normalities'. Peter will give his perspectives and insights through two lenses: as a regulator and through the eyes of his past life as a Vice-Chancellor.


Hosted by Emeritus Professor Peter Coaldrake AO 

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Video Presentation

Read more about the people involved in the Keynote: Reflections, Opportunities and Challenges for the Tertiary Sector and TEQSA

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HIGH-PERFORMANCE MENTORING FOR ACADEMICS

Mentoring is a process of informal development from a person who is doing or has done what a mentee aspires to.  It helps fast-track success and accelerates a person on their development pathway. This high-intensity session to provide insight to people dynamics and how to structure mentoring for the benefit of the mentor, mentee and University.


Hosted by Adjunct Associate Professor Todd Hutchison 

Video Presentation

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From left: A/Prof Rachel Shelfield, A/Prof Khoa Do, Adj A/Prof Todd Hutchison and Prof Iain Murray AM

Read more about the people involved  the Keynote: High- Performance Mentoring for Academics 

PANEL SERIES //

THE FUTURE OF INTERNATIONALISATION

COVID-19 has forced us to stop, re-assess and rethink our approach to international education – not only in terms of international student recruitment but also in terms of international learning experiences.

Learn more about how COVID-19 has challenged the status quo - but equally forced us to rethink the future of international education and learning experiences.
 

Video Presentation

Read more about the people involved in the Panel Series:The Future of Internationalisation Panel

THE NEAR & FAR FUTURE OF LEARNING AND TEACHING 

Illuminating the Future this Panel discussion brings the expertise of Curtin Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Professor Jill Downie and the vast experience of Professor Sally Kift together with the Education Vice-President of the Curtin Student Guild Mr Chris Hall to share their insights about the future of Learning and Teaching. Chaired by Chair of Academic Board Professor Dale Pinto, this lively discussion will promote reflections about current Learning and Teaching and imagines the challenges and opportunities for the near and far future. 

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From left: Prof Dale Pinto, Prof Jill Downie, A/Prof Rachel Sheffield, Mr Chris Hall and Prof Sally Kift (on-screen)

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Read more about the people involved in the Panel Series:The Near & Far Future of Learning and Teaching

Panic-agogy, what happens to learning during a Pandemic

 

References 

Hughes, G., Panjwani, M., Tulcidas, P. & Byrom, N. (2018). Student Mental Health: The Role and Experiences of Academics. Leeds: Student Minds.  https://www.studentminds.org.uk/theroleofanacademic.html

 

Morrish, L. & Priaulx, N. (2020, April) Pressure Vessels II: An update on mental health among higher education staff in the UK. Oxford: Higher Education Policy Institute. https://www.hepi.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Pressure-Vessels-II.pdf

 

Morrish, L. (2019). Pressure Vessels: The epidemic of poor mental health among higher education staff. HEPI Occasional Paper 20.

Oxford: Higher Education Policy Institute. https://www.hepi.ac.uk/2019/05/23/new-report-shows-big-increase-in-demand-for-mental-health-support-among-higher-education-staff/