The FlexAP program of work is underway, addressing key teaching and learning priorities at the University. Melbourne CSHE will be leading two of the eight activity streams of this five-year University-wide program: Plus 300 Subjects and the Development and Support of Staff. We will also be engaging in other streams as needed, particularly on assessment. Three academic staff have been appointed to the Centre to support this work, along with existing Melbourne CSHE colleagues.EVENT
A series of seminars and discussions on evidence based practice in teaching, learning and assessment. Topics will focus on how to engage students in large class lectures, blended and fully online learning environments.Professional development
The University of Melbourne Excellence Awards are now open. Applications close at 12pm on Monday, 6 May.Awards
Melbourne CSHE presents the Teaching and Learning Conference on 4-5 June 2019. This conference seeks to bring together academic and professional staff involved in teaching and learning from across the University to share scholarly approaches that contribute to a unique Melbourne experience.conference
Students often congregate in groups of similar backgrounds, unknowingly affecting their university experience. But, as our PhD candidate Sam Marangell found, some thoughtful interventions by lecturers can help avoid this.Research
Bluetooth technology has helped reveal how visitors explore museum exhibitions, and how much they learn in the process.Research
A University-wide peer review of teaching program to improve the quality of teaching, learning and the educational experience of students at the University of Melbourne.Professional Development
A program on the fundamentals of effective higher education teaching for University of Melbourne graduate researchers.Professional Development
A formal welcome event for academic staff on levels A, B and C.Event
Can Australia's universities cope with the next international enrolments shock?News
Working together as a cohort, participants of this interdisciplinary program explore research and develop research skills in a culturally respectful learning environment underpinned by Indigenous perspectives. Apply by 1 May 2019.Professional Development
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The Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education is an internationally recognised research centre in the area of tertiary and higher education.
Our professional development programs and activities are for staff and graduate research students of the University. They cover four main areas: teaching and learning, research, engagement and leadership and management.
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We administer a program of University of Melbourne staff awards which recognise excellence in research, teaching, engagement, strategic priorities and professional support and services for students and fellow staff. We also assist the University's nominations for national awards, such as the Australian Awards for University Teaching.
We provide contemporary resources that are of benefit to staff at the University of Melbourne and the wider sector.
We run a variety of seminars and special events throughout the year aimed at staff and graduate researchers of the University of Melbourne as well as the higher education community.
Established in 1968, the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education (Melbourne CSHE) conducts research and professional development in the fields of higher education teaching and learning, research, engagement and leadership.
We aim to deliver quality and innovation in each of these fields through our signature research themes, distinctive projects, practical programs and special events.
The Melbourne CSHE is also home to the LH Martin Institute for Tertiary Education Leadership and Management.
If you have any questions about our courses, programs or research projects please contact us
LH Martin Institute
The LH Martin Institute provides the tertiary education sector with career and capability development through an integrated set of programs, events and projects.
Their programs are unique in that they:
- Are contextualised to the tertiary education sector
- Provide practical examples that relate to participants' own situations
- Are led by practitioners in the field
- Arm participants with tools which can be applied immediately to their workplace
- Are informed by the latest research and resources on the tertiary education sector
The Institute became part of the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education in late 2014.