HERDSA Notices 14 August 2019

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* HERDSA 2020 Workshop abstract submissions close 4 September
* Announcing a 2020 Special Issue: Micro-credentials and qualifications for future work and learning
* Higher Education in the Headlines

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HERDSA 2020 Workshop abstract submissions close 4 September

The HERDSA 2020 Workshop abstract submissions deadline is not far away. Don't miss out on your opportunity to participate in the 43rd annual conference, to be held in Brisbane, 30 June to 3 July 2020.
For further information head to the abstract submission page https://conference.herdsa.org.au/2020/abstracts/

Further information: herdsa2020@expertevents.com.au


Announcing a 2020 Special Issue: Micro-credentials and qualifications for future work and learning
Closing date for submissions:1 February 2020. Earlier submissions enouraged and will be reviewed as submitted.

The editorial board of the Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability announces a special edition related to graduate employability and the future of work in the digital economy, focussing on certifications, qualifications and micro-credentials. The guest editors welcome submissions on topics including but not limited to:
• Micro-credentials and their contribution to employability and engaged citizenship. 
• The value of formal qualifications and the experience of sustained deep learning 
• The relationship of qualifications and micro credentials to evolving ways of learning and working across the lifespan
• Micro-credentials, qualifications, work-integrated learning and career-embedded learning
• The opportunities to re-imagine assessment and feedback in micro-credentials and qualifications.

Submissions are particularly encouraged from researchers and practitioners in educational and industry partnerships.
We also welcome expressions of interest to join the guest editorial team (Em.Prof. Beverley Oliver, Dr Trina Jorre de St Jorre, Dr Beatrice Tucker).

For more information, see: https://ojs.deakin.edu.au/index.php/jtlge/announcement

Further information: Emeritus Professor Beverley Oliver: b.oliver@deakin.edu.au


Higher Education in the Headlines

Export bonanza hits $37.7bn| TIM DODD  | Australian Higher Education | 14 August, 2019
Booming education exports have hit a new record, cementing the sector’s position as Australia’s premier growth export.

UK promises fast-track visas post-Brexit and makes ERC cash vow | Chris Havergal | Times Higher Education | 8 August, 2019
Research leaders welcome announcements but warn of impact of no-deal departure