Australian universities at a Crossroads
A joint report with UC Berkeley's CSHE on what university leaders and policy-makers actually think about the future of Australia's higher education.News
Visions for Australian Tertiary Education
Download our 2017 volume featuring leading education researchers' take on the challenges and opportunities for the sector.BOOK
Teaching and Learning Conference 2017
Presentations availableTeaching and Learning Conference
2017 Three Minute Thesis Competition
The 2017 competition starts with a training session in June and heats in July. Are you the next University of Melbourne, and perhaps international, 3MT champion?News
2017 University of Melbourne Excellence Awards
Melbourne Teaching Certificate
For University of Melbourne staff with teaching responsibilities. Semester 2 program starts mid-July. Register today to attend.Professional Development Program
Melbourne Teaching Certificate to be a pilot program for the University of Melbourne's blockchain based micro-credentialing system
Designing for learning with technology
Hands-on workshops for staff to enhance their skills in the use of learning technologies in teaching.Professional Development Program
Online Induction for Sessional Teachers
This self-guided, interactive online course for sessional teachers at the University of Melbourne is available anytime.Professional Development Program
UpSkills for graduate researchers
Training sessions to help develop transferable skills.Professional Development Program
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Learning and Leadership
Applications open for this interdisciplinary course designed for doctoral candidates and early career researchers at the University of Melbourne.Award course
Melbourne Engagement Lab
2017 workshops to support the University's engagement strategy.Professional Development Program
Researcher Development with RIC
A suite of activities to help University staff and researchers to better understand research, innovation and commercialisation.Professional Development Program
Professional development for supervisors of graduate researchers
Choose between online or face-to-face workshops.Professional Development Program
Edutech research group
Interested in joining this multidisciplinary research group? Find out more.News
Graduate Communication Skills: High Impact Practices for Academic Program Leaders
Enhancing Student Wellbeing
A project to assist universities in developing policies, curriculum and learning environments that promote student mental health and wellbeing.Research project
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