VTAS PEN pre-conference workshops

Thursday 28 April 2016, 1.30pm-5.00pm, Langham Hotel, Southbank, Melbourne

The Victorian/Tasmanian Promoting Excellence Network presents two workshops prior to the OLT Conference dinner on Thursday 28th April 2016.

Workshop 1:      Impact of IMPEL framework by Tilly Hinton

Workshop 2:      Shaking up Higher Education – Learnings from National Award Winners, featuring 2016 Australian University Teacher of the Year A/Prof Kevin Tant

The Victorian/Tasmanian Promoting Excellence Network is a project funded by the Office for Learning and Teaching. The aim of the Network is to promote collaboration that maximises dissemination of innovation and good teaching practice. Its vision is to support professional development and the sharing of systems, knowledge and processes that contribute to optimising student learning.

During Workshop 1, Tilly Hinton will discuss the impact of the IMPEL framework using exemplars of successful grant applications supported with the IMPEL ladder.

Workshop 2 will involve OLT teaching award winners discussing the impact the award had on their careers and networks. Speakers include; A/Prof Robyn Brandenburg, A/Prof Kevin Tant – 2015 Australian University Teacher of the Year Award winner, A/Prof Natalie Brown, Prof Sally Kift & Tara Newman workshopping the benefits creating a community of practice of national award winners.


1:30 – 2:00pm           Registration for Workshop 1 (Clarendon Ballroom)

2:00 – 3:00pm           Workshop 1 – Impact of the IMPEL framework by guest speaker Tilly Hinton

3:00 – 3:30pm            Afternoon tea & Registration for Workshop 2

3:30 – 5:00pm            Workshop 2 – Shaking up Higher Education: Learnings from National Award Winners

Note: Those who have registered for the OLT conference dinner will depart on the bus at 5:30pm to Grand Hyatt, Melbourne.


Spaces for this workshop are limited, so please register now  to secure a place.

When registering please remember to indicate if you have, or have not, also registered for the OLT Conference (check Yes or No box). OLT Conference details are available here.

Please contact us on 9905 9439 if you have any additional questions prior to your attendance!

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