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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 […]

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!      

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 […]

Unlocking the code to digital literac...

Associate Professor Jo Coldwell-Nielson is an OLT Fellow working on the challenging concept of digital literacy. Jo works in the Department of Information Technology at Deakin University. She is looking for your contribution to a national framework to support digital literacy development.  Jo writes… How do you perceive your digital literacy capacity and preparedness to […]


The ASCILITE 2017 conference conference will be held at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba from 4 – 6 December 2017. The 2017 ASCILITE conference offers a unique opportunity for practitioners and researchers from diverse contexts and fields to come together to critically discuss, imaginatively explore and passionately debate all things educational technology and […]

ACSME 2017 it’s a wrap!

Professor Jordan Nash opens ACSME 2017

ACSME 2017 was opened by the Monash Dean of Science, Professor Jordan Nash, who reminded the 190 participants from 43 institutions and organisations that we have the most inspiring subject matter to work with: ‘teaching how the world works’. The key note speaker Karen Burke da Silva then presented her own learning inspirations and career […]

BEAN17, the annual Biosciences Educat...

The Biosciences Education Australia Network (BEAN) is holding its annual meeting in Canberra on Dec 11-12 at the Shine Dome. By popular demand, we’ll have another the forum dinner at the Monster Kitchen and Bar, which is now rated as one of the top places to eat in Australia! Registration is now open on Eventbrite: […]

HERDSA/ACEN Rekindled Driving Outcome...

Tuesday 26th September 2017, 9:30am –12:45pm Join us for registration and refreshments from 9.00am HERDSA Victoria Branch, ACEN and Monash University invite you to an event revisiting a selection of the 2017 HERDSA and ACEN conferences presentations. Keynote Presentation: Lisa Bolton, Research Manager QILT, Social Research Centre This session will include an overview of the […]

Communicate to engage in WIL

  Our research has revealed that science students are interested in work-integrated learning (WIL), but we need to communicate more if we want them to actively engage. Here are three recommendations from staff who design and deliver WIL in science on how we can communicate better.   We interviewed staff who design, deliver and lead […]

Webinar: Creating sustainable WIL pro...

  Liz Johnson and Jo Elliott presented insights from recent research on student engagement from the Successful WIL in Science project and discussed experiences in creating effective WIL leadership, in a recent webinar.   Click to view the ‘Creating Sustainable WIL programs with WIL in Science’ webinar recording and slides.   The webinar was presented […]