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A review of current practices in women-only staff development programmes at Australian universities

Tessens, L. (2008). A review of current practices in women-only staff development programmes at Australian universities.  Read a summary…

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Academic Leadership for Course Coordinators

Curtin University provides a web page on Academic Leadership for Course Coordinators  Read a summary…

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Academic leadership: fundamental building blocks

Vilkinas, T., Leask, B., & Ladyshewsky, R. (2009). Academic leadership: fundamental building blocks [Resource book]. Strawberry Hills, New South Wales: Australian Learning and Teaching Council. Read a summary…

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ALTC Leadership for Excellence in Learning and Teaching – Completed and Continuing Leadership Projects

An ALTC report (2011), ALTC Leadership for Excellence in Learning and Teaching – Completed and Continuing Leadership Projects documents all 2005-2010 ALTC-funded leadership projects, outlining issues, outcomes and tools.  Read a summary…

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Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre [AILC] website

The Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre [AILC] offers training, mentoring and resources to support the development of Indigenous leadership at all levels.  Read a summary…

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Career Development Toolkit

Mind Tools – Essential Skills for an Excellent Career has developed a Toolkit targeting the skills needed for career developmentRead a summary…

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Clarifying, developing and valuing the role of Unit Coordinators as informal leaders of learning in Higher Education

Roberts, S., Butcher, L., & Brooker, M. (2010). Strawberry Hills, NSW: Australian Learning and Teaching Council Ltd.  Download available. Read a summary…

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Head of school: creating a supportive climate for staff

Important role of the Head of School in creating a supportive climate for unit coordinators and other teaching staff. View video…

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Leading units with large enrolments

Units with large classes require a different kind of leadership. When you hand over the teaching to tutors and guest lecturers, the experience is very different, more remote. At the same time, as the unit coordinator you assume the mantle of ‘the expert’ in the topic in a way which the tutors do not – with all the rewards and responsibilities which that implies.

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Learning Leaders in Times of Change

Scott, G., Coates, H., & Anderson. S. (2008).  Learning Leaders in Times of Change: ALTE & ACER.  Read a summary…

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