CQUniversity Australia

Engaging Indigenous people within Higher Ed

CQUniversity's Office of Indigenous Engagement recently hosted a visit from the Oodgeroo Unit of Queensland University of Technology (QUT), at Rockhampton Campus.

Professor Anita Lee Hong, Director of the Oodgeroo Unit, and Lone Pearce, Project Officer, met with Office of Indigenous Engagement staff to discuss employment issues and best practice models for engaging Indigenous people within the higher education sector, including governance matters.

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Bonding in Bundy for staff of six campuses 

Education staff from across six campuses met recently in Bundaberg for three days of planning meetings.

Dean of Education Professor Helen Huntly said this was a 'terrific opportunity' for colleagues who normally work at a distance to work and socialise together.

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During the retreat, Professor Pierre Viljoen presented an Engagement workshop, Professor Philip Clift convened a Voice Survey strategy session, and the School professoriate outlined the proposed 2013 research strategy.

The major agenda item, however, was the continued planning of new Education programs that will embed VET competencies.