Professor Richard Johnstone
Professor Richard Johnstone, Executive Director of the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education made a presentation to USQ staff about the activities of the Carrick Institute and in particular the awards, grants and fellowships offered annually. Professor Johnstone's presentation covered:
- The mission and objectives of the Carrick Institute which was set up by the Federal Government in 2004 to promote and advance learning and teaching in Higher Education
The Carrick Grants Scheme which includes the Leadership for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Program, Priority Projects Program and Competitive Grants Program which offer multi-millions of dollars in grants annually. In 2007 USQ led a successful did for $215 368 as well as being involved as contributing university to a number of other successful bids
- Carrick Awards for Australian University Teaching and Carrick Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning which carry prize money of between $10 000 and $50 000 each. In 2006/2007, USQ staff won two Awards for Australian university Teaching and 10 Carrick Citations
- Carrick Fellowships which provide $90,000 - $330 000 to individuals to undertake strategic, high profile activities.
Professor Lynne Hunt interviews Professor Richard Johnstone to find out what the Carrick Institue can do to promote learning and teaching in higher education both across the country and particularly to USQ.
Listen to the interview* (19.24mins)
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