The aim of the Fellowship Scheme is to advance learning and teaching in higher education by supporting leading educators to undertake strategic, high profile fellowship activities in areas of importance to the sector. Through their fellowship activities, Fellows have a positive and lasting influence and impact on higher education practice in Australia.

Flinders University congratulates the following people who were awarded a prestigious OLT Fellowship in 2014 :

Professor Dennis McDermott  (Poche Chair) was awarded an OLT Senior Teaching Fellowship for his proposal entitled ‘Having the hard conversations: Strengthening pedagogical effectiveness by working with student and institutional resistance to Indigenous health curriculum’

Professor Joe Shapter  (School of Chemical and Physical Sciences) received an OLT Teaching Fellowship for his proposal titled ‘Developing tailored study plans for the new higher education environment’