Posts by Jen Aughterson

Stakeholder Contributions framework

Stakeholder Contributions framework

Employers report that it can be hard to know how to connect with universities for WIL, and what their involvement with WIL might look like. We are working with Ai Group to create a set of resources to address this issue. These resources will be designed to be hosted on university websites, or for university […]

Newly published WIL Guide for Science

Newly published WIL Guide for Science

The WIL Guide for Science: Good Practice section is a recently published resource with tools and guidelines for designing and delivering effective WIL in Science. The WIL Guide for Science is designed to help science faculty members implement WIL in science courses, by drawing upon lessons and expertise from other disciplines in which WIL is […]

ACSME 2018 save the date!

This year ACSME will be held on Wednesday 26 September and Thursday 27 September 2018 at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia. The Discipline day will be held on Friday 28 September 2018, also at Flinders University. Check the Conference Website for more information!      

2018 ACDS Teaching & Learning Con...

2018 ACDS Teaching & Learning Conference

Deans and Associate Deans Learning & Teaching, and other Faculty learning and teaching leaders will be invited to attend this year’s ACDS Teaching & Learning Conference to be held at the University of Adelaide on Thursday 19 July and Friday 20 July 2018. The conference themes are: The changing face of teaching The changing role […]

Designing WIL assessments through con...

Designing WIL assessments through consultation, collaboration and cooperation

Presented by Sonia Ferns 21 February, 2:00 – 4:30pm Room 202, 10 College Walk, Clayton Campus, Monash University Learning experiences in a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) context are highly variable, personalised and socially constructed, thereby challenging traditional assessment models which focus on knowledge acquisition as opposed to skill proficiency. Authentic assessment profiles build resilience, adaptability […]

Press Release: Australian Deans of Sc...

January 12th 2017 Australian Deans of Science say ministerial change fails nation (download PDF) Australia’s Deans of Science have expressed their disappointment at the exclusion of science from the senior Ministry in a letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Following the recent reshuffle, the Australian Council of Deans of Science (ACDS) has highlighted the downside […]

The ACDS 2017 WIL in Science National...

The ACDS 2017 WIL in Science National Forum was held at the ParkRoyal Hotel at Melbourne Airport on Friday 8th December 2017. This ACDS event ‘Building Successful WIL Partnerships in Science’ incorporated the perspectives of students, industry and faculty teams, with the aim of assisting Faculties to work towards a systematic embedding of WIL. More […]

Keynote Speakers – WIL in Scien...

Keynote Speakers – WIL in Science National Forum 2017

  Biography: Lindie Clark Lindie Clark is the Academic and Programs Director of Macquarie University’s unique Professional and Community Engagement program (PACE). PACE provides work integrated learning experiences and employability development to all undergraduate students as an integral part of their study program. Prior to taking up this role she was the Director of the […]

MOOC on Contemporary Approaches to Un...

A MOOC on Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching, has been developed by Associate Professor Kym Fraser as part of an OLT National Teaching Fellowship. It’s comprised of a series of 13 modules which have been developed by a group of academics from universities across Australia, and will be offered at the beginning of 2018. The […]

New resources for STEM teacher traini...

The Department of Education has promoted a range of new resources and approaches from the five ‘Enhancing the Training of Mathematics and Science Teachers projects‘. This work provides a diverse platform for future improvements to support both the preparation of school teachers of maths and science, and also professional development for teachers. The final reports […]