Enrolment Policy suite

Academic Board recently approved the updated Enrolment policy suite.  The policy suite will be published on the Policy Register and take effect from 1 October 2020, aligning with the opening of Enrolment Online for 2021 onshore enrolment.  This policy suite is aligned with the Policy Governance Framework and provides greater clarity and transparency for managing enrolment at RMIT.   The Enrolment Policy is supported by the following procedures:  Program and Course Enrolment Procedure   Enrolment Mobility … Read More

Creative ecologies, creative futures

Please join the Creativity in Higher Education Network and Creative Agency research lab in this year’s annual CHEN symposium, “Creative ecologies, creative futures”. Keynotes are: Dr Danah Henrickson, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Innovation in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. Vlad Glăveanu, PhD, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Psychology and Counselling at … Read More

‘Reconnecting EERA’ 23 – 28 August Online

As part of its ongoing commitment to providing opportunities for educational researchers throughout Europe and beyond to share their work, ideas and experiences, EERA is organising a week of online events in August 2020. The title chosen for this series of events is ‘Reconnecting EERA” and it is one that seeks to connect to the theme of the sadly canceled ECER 2020 … Read More

SoEd Reimagined conversations – where to from here?

It was great to see 70+ staff and HDR students participate over the last couple of weeks in our SoEd Reimagined conversations to help shape our future. I appreciate the breadth of ideas, opportunities and innovations you have shared. And at a busy time in the academic calendar. So what’s next? Adam is busy collating the chat annotations from each … Read More

Study Success

The Study Success page contains a range of free assessment support services and resources to help students completing assessments, including: one-on-one expert assessment help via the Study Support Hub webchat online referencing tools free software and apps information of how to apply for adjustment of assessment (extensions and special consideration) fitness and creative activities (ideal for study breaks). All listed … Read More

Posthuman Creativities Reading Group

“The word Creativity expresses the notion that each event is a process issuing in novelty”. (Whitehead, 1933/1967, p. 236). Where: Creative Agency (Bldg 6, Level 4, office 04) – or in the meantime on TEAMS MTGWhen: Every other MONDAY, 4-6pm, beginning May 18 2020 Co-organised by David Rousell, Anne Harris, Kelly Chan, and Julia Vagg For more information on this … Read More

What support is available to students to make the shift to online learning?

I know a number of you are concerned about support for our students during this time. This concern has been heightened by the loss of work that a number will be experiencing. RMIT has a range of support available.  We are putting together information for students and will forward to you ASAP. In the meantime please make sure you’re across … Read More

Worawa Presentation Day

Tricia and I attended the graduation yesterday at Worawa Aboriginal College. Worawa provides Year 7-12 education grounded in Aboriginal ways of knowing, doing and being for girls who come from Aboriginal communities in urban, regional and remote Australia. The Presentation Day celebrated the achievements of students throughout the year as well as the first students to graduate from the VCAL … Read More

PISA results

A couple of article summarising the PISA results for 2018: ABC News: Australian students behind in maths, reading and science, PISA education study shows The Conversation: Aussie students are a year behind students 10 years ago in science, maths and reading The Canberra Times noted reported that Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan noted the “very disappointing” results should ring alarm bells, … Read More