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We held some very successful workshops on Simulation Based Education throughout November, including our highly popular “Fast Track Scenario Design”, “Advanced Feedback/Debriefing”, “Process of Clinical Skills Teaching” and the “Process of Simulation Based Education”. 110 more words


University of Newcastle looks forward with five-year digital plan

A core aspect of its forward-thinking plan is the transformation of the IT department, which is currently rolling out its Digital 2020 strategy. Ann Walters, the university’s associate director of IT client services, said the digital strategy is aimed at identifying current and emerging technologies that can be applied to deliver value to staff and students.

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China #15 Final Day in Beijing (15/09/15)

We had one more day in Beijing before we each went our separate ways… most to go back to work.  But I was bound for south-west China to Kunming, in Yunnan Province, and then onto another adventure trek in far western Mongolia. 1,220 more words

For Armchair Travellers

Farewell to our Indonesian friends!

Last Friday we farewelled the Indonesian delegation who came to Newcastle to explore community engagement at the Family Action Centre and the University more generally. I think it was a successful visit and hopefully we have commenced an ongoing relationship with The Directorate General of Islamic Education. 286 more words

Working With Communities

China #12 Section 4 - Walk on the Wall (13/09/15)

This Walk on the Wall is About Helping Others to Help Themselves

See that Wall snaking its way up and down and along the ridge; that was the aim of the day’s walk!   855 more words

For Armchair Travellers

An Indonesian delegation exploring community engagement

At the moment I’m helping to coordinate a visit by 27 Indonesians who are visiting Newcastle to learn about community engagement at the University of Newcastle, especially the Family Action Centre. 479 more words

Working With Communities

Dealing with Transfield: terrible or terrific?

“Is my university in secret talks with alleged perpetrators of human rights abuses?” Isabella Batkovic investigates.

The University of Newcastle has signed an $88 million five-year contract with Transfield Services – the global corporation that has become well known in the media for providing security and welfare services on the Nauru and Manus Island detention centres for the Federal Government. 963 more words