The University of Tasmania is delighted to invite you to participate in a workshop led by Emeritus Professor Geoff Scott to discuss current developments in assuring quality and achievement standards in Australian higher education and successful approaches to leadership in this area. He holds an Office for Learning and Teaching National Senior Teaching Fellowship entitled: Assuring the quality of achievement standards and their valid assessment in Australian higher education.

Please forward this invitation to academic staff, particularly, Heads of School, Associate Deans (L&T) and Heads of Program (or Course)

Key aspects of the workshop will include:

– What is happening internationally around assuring the quality of achievement standards and their valid assessment in Higher Education
– Validating learning outcomes and assuring the fitness of purpose of assessment and not just its fitness for purpose
– Ensuring we are using a valid professional and graduate capability framework
– The importance of developing graduates who are work ready and the results of successful early career graduates studies and focused employer feedback
– Ensuring that course level outcomes are valid
– The role of local leadership in successful change management in this area
– Policy implications for the University
– Development of a national online peer support and moderation tool and clearinghouse of good practice in assessment

State/Territory Workshops

Tasmania: University of Tasmania
6th March 2015 – 9.00am-12.50pm
Venues:
Cradle Coast Campus: MR.AK07.L01.159 – CC.B159 Video Conference Room
Sandy Bay Campus: SB.AX17.L02.210 – SB.SocSci210 Video Conference Room
Newnham Campus: NH.BF24.L00.023 – NH.A023 Video Conference Room
Rozelle Video Conference Room

Victoria: Victoria University
24th April 2015 – 1.00pm-4.00pm

Venue: TBC

RSVP
Please RSVP by April 10 for seating and catering to Sara.Booth@utas.edu.au
If you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to contact me. We will be updating you with more details on the State-based workshops when these become available.

Best wishes,
Sara Booth

Dr Sara Booth | Head, Student Evaluation, Review & Reporting Unit [SERRU]
Division of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students & Education)
University of Tasmania | Locked Bag 1313, LAUNCESTON TAS 7250
T: (03) 6324 3587 | E: Sara.Booth@utas.edu.au
W: http://www.utas.edu.au/serru | Skype: sara.booth5

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