LLLotW 2023.22

Universities given two years to overhaul teaching degrees after education ministers' meeting

Big news for universities that train teachers:

A major review of teaching courses led by Education Department Secretary and Sydney University vice-chancellor Mark Scott has recommended sweeping changes to the way future teachers are trained.

Disrupting the Digital Status Quo: Why and How to Staff for Privacy in Academic Libraries

In this time of austerity in higher education, prioritizing privacy may sometimes seem like a vague aspiration that library leaders cannot afford (Cooper, 2021). But we are here to argue the opposite: that staffing and strategizing for meaningful researcher privacy are in fact essential to the flourishing of academic libraries. Leaders who ignore these values will do harm to individual scholars and students

VALA Tech Camp 2023 Diversity Scholarship

This year VALA is offering a Tech Camp diversity scholarship to Melburnians – but you need to get in quick!

For this scholarship, the registration cost to attend VALA Tech Camp 2023 ONLY will be provided. In other words – Free tickets. No other costs will be covered.

The VALA Tech Camp 2023 Diversity Scholarships is open to: • Any Australian person of Indigenous heritage; and/or • Any Australian person who resides in or around Melbourne and are able to attend VALA Tech Camp 2023 in Melbourne (travel and accommodation etc at own cost).

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