Professor Geoff Scott
Geoff Scott is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Quality) at the University of Western Sydney. Professor Scott was the special guest at the launch of the inaugural USQ Teaching Academy and conducted a public lecture during the ceremony discussing academic leadership in the context of change management in higher education. His specific areas of research and writing are in strategic change management and leadership in post-secondary and higher education; quality audit, tracking and improvement in universities; student engagement and retention; flexible learning design and delivery; and assessment of professional capability. Professor Scott has an extensive history collaborating with international institutions and was Director of the National CEQuery Project "Accessing the student voice". He is currently Director of an Australian Learning and Teaching Council project investigating the challenges, roles, key capabilities, selection and professional development needs of more than 500 leaders in 20 Australian Universities.
Lecture - Academic leadership in the context of change in higher education
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