Creative Ecologies, Creative Futures

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Please join us as #CHEN 2020 Creative Ecologies, Creative Futures is happening live this Friday Oct 2nd 10 am to 4 pm AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)!  Featuring keynotes Associate Professor Vlad Glăveanu (Webster University, Geneva), and Associate Professor Danah Henriksen (Arizona State University) and 20+ speakers from six countries presenting on topics including transdisciplinary creativity, creative ecologies, imagination, system-centre learning and systems theory, 4C creativity, creative pedagogies, youth and … Read More

ECP post-COVID initiatives

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Along with harnessing existing research networks and projects to respond to COVID-19, RMIT’s Enabling Capability Platforms (ECPs) launched five cross-platform initiatives in June 2020 to address various key areas for post COVID recovery: A Greener Start A Healthier Start A Digital Start A Better Work Start A Fairer Start In keeping with the Enabling Capability Platform remit, they are committed to curating unique … Read More

SEH leadership announcement

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The following leadership appointments have been announced by Aleks Subic, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Science, Engineering and Health and Vice President Digital Innovation. Associate DVC Learning, Teaching & Quality (ADV L,T&Q)Professor Angela Carbone Prior to this appointment, Angela was the Dean (Learning Innovations) in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology at Swinburne University of Technology, and Academic Director of Education Excellence … Read More

Remote Learning in the Primary School

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RMIT School of Education hosted two online sessions on September 22 where recent RMIT B.Ed graduates shared their experiences with current students and staff.  In the morning Tuan Gian (Class of 2013) shared his experiences of integrating digital technologies across the primary curriculum with students in the Design and Digital Technologies Course.  In the afternoon Rachel Hickey (Class of 2017), Tayla … Read More

IMPACT grants

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The Perpetual IMPACT Philanthropy Program 2020 round will open in late October. IMPACT Grants aim to deliver significant benefits to vulnerable members of the community.  RMIT University can submit a maximum of 3 applications, each from a different School, to this scheme. Applications will be selected following an internal selection process.   If you are interested in applying, please complete an Expression of Interest form. Due Friday 16 October 2020.  Funding for one-year projects … Read More

Urgent student support

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A reminder that if you hold hold urgent concerns for a student’s mental health and well being please use the student crisis contacts below:  Business hours call: 99251111email: urgent.studentsupport@rmit.edu.au After hourscall: 1300 305 737  text: 0488 884 162  https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/counselling/emergency-assistance

HPES third years walk for mental health

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Great to see the initiative of the third year HPES students who are participating in the Black Dog Institute’s October walking campaign ‘One Foot Forward’. Donations go towards: iBobbly (an application for Indigenous students to assist with mental wellbeing), Bite Back (a positive psychology program to develop wellbeing and resilience in young people) other COVID-19 resources to promote positive mental … Read More

EOI for HPES PM due Oct 5

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As the end of the year approaches it is time to confirm our HE program leadership roles for the next two years. This is the first of several EOIs that will be open in the coming weeks.  We are calling for staff to express interest in the following leadership role: Program AWAM internal engagement allocation Term BP041/319 HPES 20% + 5% … Read More

RMIT Wellbeing Snapshot

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Here is the information Stephen Whittaker shared (briefly) at our Staff Meeting this week. The attached pdf provides links to a range of services and supports for students and staff. If you have any further requests/questions don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Study support for international students

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RMIT is now offering English language and foundational study support for international students via Studiosity.  Using Studiosity, students can: Connect live via one-on-one chat with Subject Specialists to get help with English language, essay and report writing, maths, science and economics. Get feedback on your writing in 24 hours. Submit your assessment draft and receive constructive feedback on structure, spelling and … Read More