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Nash, Joshua – Australian Universities' Review, 2016
What does it all mean for universities as research institutions when the external funding acquired by their academics, already stretched intellectually and time poor, is going to those who simply do not have the time to carry out the proposed research, i.e. to the academics themselves? That is, how can a full-time teaching and research academic…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Fellowships, Postdoctoral Education, Teacher Researchers
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Brew, Angela; Cahir, Jayde – International Journal for Academic Development, 2014
Universities have a long history of change in learning and teaching to suit various government initiatives and institutional priorities. Academic developers now are frequently required to address strategic learning and teaching priorities. This paper asks how, in such a context, academic developers can ensure that work they do in relation to one…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Teaching Methods, Teaching Models, Learning Strategies
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Hilton, Nicolette – Teaching Science, 2013
The Churchill Trust was established in 1965 to honour the memory of Sir Winston Churchill by awarding overseas research Fellowships known as "Churchill Fellowships". Since its inception, The Churchill Trust has awarded Churchill Fellowships to more than 3,700 Australians who, like Churchill, are innovative, filled with a spirit of…
Descriptors: Trusts (Financial), Fellowships, Research Projects, Learner Engagement
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Bedford, Susie – Education in Rural Australia, 2005
Teaching in a remote town has its drawbacks with regard to Professional Development (PD), which becomes extremely costly, so each staff member is probably limited to one decent PD once a year. This means choosing PD extremely carefully to ensure "value for money" and hopefully that it will provide the teacher concerned with…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Educational Change, Rural Areas, Teaching Methods
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Robottom, Ian; Walker, Rob – School Science Review, 1995
Outlines the background and structure of the U.K./Australia Fellowships Scheme for Teachers of Science. Summarizes some of the issues articulated by the fellows, hosts, and organizers. Presents a qualitative cost/benefit analysis of the Fellowships Scheme. (Author/JRH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Fellowships, Foreign Countries, Global Approach