We are a network of Queensland Universities that enables promotion of Learning and Teaching initiatives

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To provide a collegial network for grants and awards professionals in Queensland to share practice, develop skills, and take collective action to support the advancement of learning and teaching in higher education

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The Queensland Promoting Excellence Network (Q-PEN) formed during implementation of the ALTC funded Promoting Excellence Initiative (PEI 2008-2011) and grew out of a shared commitment to quality in learning and teaching within teams of professional staff and learning leaders from all 11 Queensland member institutions.

Q-PEN embraces the spirit of collaboration for excellence promoted by the ALTC and subsequently the OLT and has made use of shared resources, creativity, and innovation to improve systems and outcomes in member institutions as well as contributing to the national quality agenda.

The aims and objectives for Q-PEN include:

Developing sustainable and shared systems and approaches for fostering collaborative grant applications
Collaborating on dissemination of grant outcomes
Identifying effective ways of showcasing good practice in learning and teaching (such as joint seminars with national award winners)
Developing inter-institutional strategies for sharing resources and innovations for enhancing learning and teaching
Benchmarking activities to enhance policies and processes
Providing support and professional development for academics and awards and grants staff
Maintaining strong links with OLT sponsored learning and teaching networks to explore points of intersection for mutual benefit
Fostering effective communications with the national Office for Learning and Teaching



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Member contacts

Institutional representatives and their contact details are listed in the members section of this site

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General enquiries

Please contact Leigh Sawyer (Grants and Awards Officer, Learning Futures, Griffith University)

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To add or edit content on this website, please contact Ainslie Searles (Web Officer, Learning Futures, Griffith University)

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