Universities Australia statement – Abolition of Office for Learning and Teaching a loss

NTEU statement – NTEU statement in support of saving the Office for Learning and Teaching

RUN statement in support – Government support needed for regional and low SES university students

The Online Petition to Minister The Honourable Simon Birmingham “Save the OLT or act on Prof. Milbourne’s Report!”

Prof Sandy O’Sullivan, the first Indigenous ALTF Fellow from Batchelor Institute statement

Margaret Gardner – The Conversation – Australia’s declining investment in quality university teaching, 23 June 2015

Jenna Price – Another promise broken – Office of Learning and Teaching to lose funding

Twitter #OLTPhoenix  and  #oltconf2016

Karen Nelson – Linkedin  – We need an independent publicly-funded national higher education learning and teaching body

The AustralianDemise of ALTC a blow for innovation, 02 February 2016

Gavin Moodle – The ConversationHigher education in policy paralysis after Budget 2016 – what now?, May 4 2016

Dawn Bennett and Tim Pitman – The Conversation , Explainer: what is the Office for Learning and Teaching – and why does it matter?, 23 May 2016

Stefanie Garbe – Lawyers WeeklyBudget cuts threaten education innovation, 16 May 2016

Margaret Gardner – The Conversation , Innovation in learning and teaching is too important to cut, 16 May 2016

Carol Nicoll – The Australian – Canberra hasn’t learnt its lesson, 27 April 2016 (pg 32)

Julie Hare – The Australian – Teaching fellows urge Simon Birmingham to reconsider budget cuts

Julie Hare – The Australian – Clouds Gathering over Office of Learning and Teaching, 13 April 2016 (pg 31)

Belinda Robinson – The Australian – More funding a tie breaker, 22 April 2016 (pg 12)

Shirley Alexander– The Australian – Knowledge key to graduate outcomes, 16 March 2016 (pg 30)

Andrys Onsman – Inside Higher Ed – A National Celebration of Teaching Quality – Briefly, 27 June 2016



A New National Institute for Learning and Teaching: A report to the Department of Education and Training, Emeritus Professor Ross Milbourne, 17 August 2015



Letter of support from Dr Allan Goody – President, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), 22 April 2016

Letter of support from Professor Sally Kift – President, Australian Learning and Teaching Fellows (ALTF), 19 April 2016

Letter of support from Professor Iwona Milisszewska – President, Australia Council of Deans of ICT (ACDICT), 20 April 2016

Letter of support from Professor John Rice – Executive Director, Australia Council of Deans of Science (ACDS), 19 April 2016

Letter of support from Associate Professor Dominique Parrish – President, Australasian society for Computers in Learning In Tertiary Education (ASCILITE), 26 April 2016. Response letter from Di Weddell.

Letter of support from Professor Kevin Ashford-Rowe – President, Council of Australian Directors of Academic Development (CADAD), 26 April 2016

Letter of support from Professor Moses Tade 0 President, Australian Council of Engineering Deans (ACED), 26 April 2016

Letter from Di Weddell, Student and Information Learning, Department of Education and Training, 12 May 2016

Letter of support to PENs, Joy Whitton, VTAS Network

Email of support from Mustika Indah (Nina) Khairina – National President, Council of International Students Australia (CISA)



Speech and Presentation of the Australian Awards for University Teaching at The Australian Learning and Teaching Council Awards and Citations CeremonyLisa Paul, Secretary – Department of Education, Sydney Opera House, 16 August 2011

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