HEDx is focussed on the changing landscape of higher education. The podcast investigates views, opinions and experiences across the sector. Every episode has a range of guests from academic and professional through to industry leaders as the sector moves through these unprecedented times.
EP 7. Straight Talk and Strategy with Jane Den Hollander
This episode explores how the early attempts by some universities to differentiate on the basis of digital and online delivery of programs has been a gap largely closed this year as all universities responded to COVID by going online. We are joined by Jane den Hollander who as VC of Deakin led their differentiated digital strategy for years and as VC at UWA for part of 2020 led a traditional GO8 to replicate that approach. This episode argues for all universities to explore how to differentiate and what it takes to stand out in the pack.
EP 6. Deeds Not Words
The time has come for universities to become expert in an area of traditional weakness. Culture.
EP 5. The Age of Alignment
In this episode, Martin and Karl explore issues of alignment and realignment within universities. The need at this time for effective systems leadership is illustrated through an interview with Professor Aleks Subic STEM DVC and VP of Digital Innovation at RMIT who makes a call for innovation in partnerships.
EP 4. University Strategy Under Examination
This episode covers the needs and capability of the higher education sector to revise strategy and Professor Betts talks with VP of Strategy and Development at Latrobe University Natalie McDonald
EP 3. 2020 University - Student A
This episode steps into the world of the university student, and contrasts the shift in higher education experience from North America to Australia, and from 2019 - 2020.
EP 2. Leadership in Higher Education
On this episode Professor Betts and Karl Treacher explore leadership in higher education and interview one of Australia's longest serving leaders in the sector, former VC from QUT and former RMIT Chancellor Dennis Gibson.