Conference subthemes

Governance and Policy

  • The evolving policy context both global and local
  • Sustaining higher education
  • Leadership across the academy
  • Changing nature and purpose of higher education
  • The broadening landscape of higher education providers
  • Resilience, thriving and well being in the academy
  • Internationalisation (internal, external)
  • Regulation, metrics and measurement

Teaching, Learning and the Student Experience

  • Curricula and assessment for effective learning
  • A holistic student experience that prepares future graduates
  • Indigenous knowledge and education
  • Modes, models and spaces of teaching and learning
  • The transformative digital space
  • Learning technologies and analytics to enhance and support learning
  • Challenging disciplinary boundaries and interprofessional education
  • Academic and learning support
  • Student diversity, inclusion, success

Pathways and Partnerships

  • Alternative pathways, access and equity
  • Transitioning into, through and out of higher education
  • Student-staff partnerships
  • Engaging community, industry and government
  • Work-Integrated Learning
  • Student mobility and transnational partnerships

Innovation and Research

  • Supporting innovation in a competitive environment
  • Engagement and impact
  • Research training for diverse career pathways
  • Engaging students as partners in research and teaching
  • The scholarship of teaching and learning

Professional Learning for Academic Practice

  • Designing professional learning to support change
  • Influences, pressures and the nature of academic work and academic identities
  • Career pathways and development for a diverse and changing academic workforce
  • Reward and recognition

Values, justice and integrity

  • Social justice and higher education
  • Ethics, values, access and inclusion
  • Integrity across the academy
  • Voices, identities and power
  • Collective and individual activism and resistance
  • Social change