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Posted by Jayde Cahir on February 28th, 2011

EDULEARN11, the 3rd annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies will be held in Barcelona (Spain), on the 4th, 5th and 6th of July, 2011.
EDULEARN11 is an International Forum for those who wish to present their projects and discuss the latest innovations and results in the field of New Technologies in Education, E-learning [...]

ALTC absorbed not abolished

Posted by Jayde Cahir on February 21st, 2011

Green’s Senator Sarah Hanson-Young and Independent MP, Mr Andrew Wilkie, may have saved the ALTC from being completely abolished.
Senator Hanson-Young stated ‘The Greens are strongly opposed to the key functions of the ALTC, such as citations for excellence in teaching and peer reviews and acknowledgements, becoming absorbed by TEQSA and have reached agreement with the [...]

Register now

Posted by Jayde Cahir on February 14th, 2011

Register now for CCA-EDUCAUSE Australasia, 3-6 April 2011 at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour for more than three days of networking with your colleagues and sharing ideas about information technology in higher education.   The conference is organised by CAUDIT, CAUL and ACODE. 
Early Bird Registration closes on 3rd March.
With six keynote speakers and [...]

ALTC Update

Posted by Jayde Cahir on February 11th, 2011

The Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) has recently issued a statement saying that they are ’working hard to identify the way forward for its suite of programs, in the wake of the Federal Government’s recent closure announcement. ALTC Chief Executive Dr Carol Nicoll said the organisation’s first priority is to inform the sector about which [...]

Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) will cease all operations in 2012

Posted by Jayde Cahir on February 1st, 2011

Last week, Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced budget cuts to support flood-affected areas in Queensland. These budget cuts included $88 million, over a period of four years, from the ALTC. Consequently, the ALTC will cease all operations from January 2012.
This move will save the Australian government $22 million dollars per annum, however, the effect this [...]