Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning)

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Professor Suzanne Le Mire
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning)

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning) (PVC(SL)) is responsible for strategic leadership of the quality of learning and teaching across the University and of academic support for students and staff.

The Student Learning portfolio provides expertise and services, and leads strategic projects, that support the University to pursue its goal of excellence in education and graduate outcomes. Key to this goal is delivering an inspiring learning experience for each student. The PVC(SL) is responsible for strategies and initiatives relating to student engagement, retention and success; fully online learning; technology-enhanced learning; student employability development; and, staff development and recognition for excellence in teaching.

LeadershipSuzanne Le Mire Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning)
Contact: Sally Clark, Executive Assistant

The following units report to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning):

Education Quality

The Director, Education Quality is responsible for expertise, coordination and impact evaluation to institution-wide strategic projects in curriculum design and educational development. Education Quality encompasses Educational Quality and Compliance, Education Performance and Evaluation, and Teaching Excellence

Leadership: Associate Professor Graham Hardy, Director, Education Quality

Educational Quality and Compliance
The scope of its work includes accreditation and accreditation reviews, new and revised program approvals, program and school reviews, course reviews, benchmarking and survey management. Academic Integrity is also managed within this team. 

Leadership: Alexander Lech, Associate Director, Educational Quality and Compliance 


Academic Governance, Accreditation, 
Program & Course Approvals, Program & Course Reviews
Academic Integrity

Teaching Excellence
Teaching Excellence delivers induction and continuing professional development, and recognition for excellence, in teaching, including coordination of the University’s ADEPT program of professional development for educators, its Communities of Practice in Learning and Teaching, its annual Festival of Learning and Teaching, and its Teaching Awards scheme. The team also provides support to the Adelaide Education Academy.

Leadership: Melanie Brown, Manager, Teaching Excellence



Educational Policy and Compliance 

Educational Policy and Compliance manage the University’s relationship with TEQSA and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements through leadership of major regulatory events such as re-registration and by providing advice and support services to facilitate compliance activities against the HESF and the National Code. In addition, the team are responsible for the maintenance and oversight of the policies within the Division of the DVC&VP(A) in the context of the University Policy Framework.

Leadership: Michelle Quilliam, Associate Director, Educational Policy and Compliance

Contact: Educational Policy & Compliance