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Facilitating sustainable, long-term enhancement of learning and teaching in WA universities.

Professor Belinda Probert

WAND presents Professor Belinda Probert

Time:  9.30am - 2.30pm including morning tea and light lunch provided.

Venue:  The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle Campus - Santa Maria Lecutre Theatre (ND1/103) - Click here for map

Professor Probert’s knowledge about the sector is vast and wide ranging. As her discussion paper list shows, she is at the cutting edge of issues in and changes to the sector. This workshop will be of interest to University leaders, L&T practitioners, compliance managers, postgraduate program supervisors and other HDR officers, scholars and researchers.  Please peruse all or any of the discussion papers below prior to Professor Probert’s visit and she will be glad to take your questions in the Q&A session. There will also be a plenary and a guided feedback session on the day.

  • Teaching-focused academic appointments in Australian universities: recognition, specialisation, or stratification? (2013)
  • Why scholarship matters in higher education (2014)
  • Becoming a university teacher: the role of the PhD (2014)
  • The quality of Australia's higher education system: How it might be defined, improved and assured (2015)




9.00 - 9.20am



Welcome to Notre Dame and Acknowledgement of Country

9.45 – 10.45am 

Presentation by Professor Belinda Probert

10.45 – 11.15am

Morning tea

11.15am – 12.30pm

“Break out” session (small group workshop)

12.30 – 1.15pm


1.20 -2.25pm

Panel facilitated by Professor Probert


Close and thank you 

Panel members:

  • Professor Dawn Bennett, John Curtin Distinguished Professor, OLT Teaching Follow, Curtin University
  • Dr Sue Bolt, Director of Learning and Teaching, Edith Cowan University
  • Professor Chris Hackett, Associate Dean, School of Education, Notre Dame University (Fremantle campus)
  • Dr Janice Dudley, Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching), School of Management and Governance, Murdoch University
  • Dr Allan Goody, Higher Education Consultant, President HERDSA, HERDSA Guides Series Editor