The final blog…

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After four years communicating with you about all things SoEdish via the blog, this marks my final entry. As of today I step back in order to let Tania Broadley move fully into the role of Interim Dean to lead the School over this important period. It is a wonderful opportunity to have the DVC so closely connected to the … Read More

Dave to return to inclusion leadership

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I am pleased to let you know that David Armstrong has agreed to resume his leadership of inclusion and special education across the SoEd. These are important areas of the ITE curriculum across all our programs and I look forward to Dave being able to bring his expertise and experience back to this space. I thank David for his work … Read More

SoEd HDR Coordinator

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I am delighted that Emily Gray has agreed to extend her term as SoEd HDR coordinator to the end of 2021. Having navigated the complexities of COVID as well as the Research Services Transformation Project changes over the past 12 months, it makes sense for Em to continue her leadership in this space, build on her knowledge of new systems … Read More

Using play to restart the world after COVID-19

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What will Melbourne look like after COVID19? What would it mean if we were to restart and reimagine the city post-pandemic? Can play help us reconnect with the world after lockdown? RMIT urban play scholar Troy Innocent (School of Design) will be chairing Restart the World, a discussion about how we can use urban play to restart the world post-lockdown. Troy will … Read More

Victorian Teaching Profession Code of Conduct

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The Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) has been undertaking a review of the Victorian Teaching Profession’s Code of Conduct (the Code). The Code plays an important role in establishing a set of principles which describe the professional conduct, personal conduct and professional competence expected of all Victorian teachers by their colleagues and the community. SoEd staff participated in a workshop providing feedback. VIT has … Read More

Should LANTITE be an entrance requirement?

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You may recall that the Department of Education, Skills and Employment commissioned dandolo partners to review LANTITE (see posts on July 12 and August 4). The review mapped the implementation of the test to date and made recommendations to the Australian Government on the test’s possible future directions and ongoing implementation. The Department then commissioned dandolo to undertake consultation on … Read More

What happened at SLG this week?

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SLG focused on three aspects this week: We reviewed the nine change proposals currently out for consultation. I will circulate our feedback separately. We discussed a number of leadership roles across the school that are due to end shortly. We reviewed requests for honorary positions If you have any questions about the issues discussed this week, don’t hesitate to be … Read More

University Library : Request or Confirm your textbooks for Semester 1, 2021 by 30 October

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Textbooks requests semester 1, 2021 Hello,   It’s time to identify the textbooks you need for your semester 1, 2021 teaching. Requesting by Friday 30 October will ensure the Library has the textbooks ready for the start of the year.   e-preferred To support online learning, the selection and use of e-textbooks is preferred. e-books have been vital during COVID-19 campus … Read More

New Enrolment Policy Suite

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Academic Board recently approved an 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 Procedure  Leave of Absence Procedure  Program Discontinuation Procedure  Refund of … Read More