Events and seminars

The CSHE is host to some of the University's major events such as, the Provost's Summit, the Melbourne Teaching Showcase and teaching and learning forums.

Innovation and excellence in learning and teaching

A celebration of innovation and excellence at the University of Melbourne.

Monday 1st December 2014, 3-6pm
Venue: The new Melbourne School of Design building.

Michelle van Kampen

Professional Development Coordinator

T: +61 3 8344 4605

Information and registration


Provost's Summit

A joint initiative of the Office of the Provost and the CSHE, the Provost's Summit is an annual event focussed on a teaching and learning theme of contemporary importance to the University. This event is open to all University of Melbourne staff.

Designing teaching and learning experiences to enhance student engagement
Friday 19 July 2013

The annual Provost’s Summit is an opportunity for the University community to discuss a ‘hot topic’ in teaching and learning, of broad and current relevance to the University’s teaching community. 

This year’s Provost Summit focused on enhancing student engagement within teaching and learning.  The program for the day featured Professor Diana Laurillard from the Institute of Education, University of London and a number of University staff, who addressed the following question:

What teaching and learning experiences enhance student engagement across diverse learning contexts? How do we know these are effective?

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Archive of past year's events:

2012 'What's the future of teaching and learning at the University of Melbourne?'

2011 'Reshaping eLearning "Charting new courses with digital technologies'

2010 'Making Melbourne's Graduate Education Distinctive'

2009 'Graduating the New Generation Degree students: the class of 2010'

2008 'Melbourne's international character: the next phase'

2007 'Curriculum development: the Melbourne Model'


Teaching award presentations

2014 Innovation and Excellence in Learning and Teaching

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Michelle van Kampen
Professional Development Coordinator

T: +61 3 8344 4605


2013 Chancellor's Teaching Showcase

Friday 15 November 2013



2012 Chancellor's Teaching Showcase
Friday 2 November 2012
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2011 Chancellor's Teaching Showcase
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Melbourne Teaching Showcase 2010 - The CSHE and the Chancellor's Office hosted an afternoon celebrating the University's Teaching awards and showcased examples of teaching.
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Vice-Chancellor’s Colloquium

The Vice-Chancellor’s Colloquium is an annual event providing an important space at the end of a busy academic year for University of Melbourne colleagues to meet and celebrate best practice and excellence in learning and teaching. At the Colloquium, teaching award recipients provide personal perspectives on teaching and learning. A wide variety of faculties are represented on the day and parallel sessions cover themes of common interest across the subject disciplines. The annual Vice-Chancellor’s keynote session features local or international experts.

Archive of past events:

2009 'Knowledgeable and inquiring global citizens'

2008 'Moving towards graduate education'

2007 'Melbourne 2007->2008: Celebrating inspiring teaching'

2006 'Preparing the Melbourne Graduate: outstanding students, outstanding teachers'


Other selected events

(see also Research focused events)


Performance indicators and performance-based funding for teaching and learning in Australian higher education - The CSHE and the LH Martin Institute hosted a one-day seminar regarding the recently released DEEWR Performance Indicator discussion paper. This was a public event, involving participants from across Australia.



Teaching-Research Nexus National Seminars – A series of repeat seminars, which were held in Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne in June 2008, introducing resources to assist academics and policy-makers to enhance the connections between teaching and research. These national seminars were part of an project funded by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council.


Teaching and Learning Forums 2007– A series of seminars and activities focused on excellence and distinctiveness in the University of Melbourne's undergraduate programs. This event was open to all University of Melbourne staff. Papers are available.