Resource Links

Do you know where to find things? This WATTLE teaching and learning resource hub provides links to information about UOW professional development, recognition, strategy and policy, curriculum and teaching resources, as well as external links regarding teaching and learning in higher education. Members and colleagues are warmly invited to submit relevant resources for inclusion.



  • General Journal list* - the UOW Library maintains a list of titles relevant to the scholarship of teaching and learning as well as discipline based T&L Journals.  You can find the list in the 'Support for Learning & Teaching' Library Guide under the 'Evaluate' tab. 'Sharing and publishing'
  • JUTLP - UOW Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice
  • Research Online - browse more UOW Journals

* Journal list developed by Professor Patrick Crookes in conjunction with the UOW Library - maintained and updated by the Library.

Professional Development  

UOW's Learning, Teaching & Curriculum Unit (LTC) support Educational Development, Resource Development, Curriculum Development, Learning Development and Recognition programs

Recognition - Grants & Awards

  • OCTAL Awards  - The Vice-Chancellor's awards for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning recognise UOW staff achievement in T&L excellence at UOW.  Nominations are open all year round with OCTALs awarded annually. Nominate an outstanding colleague for recognition here 
  • AAUT - Australian Awards for University Teaching are supported by the Department of Education and Training (previously OLT). They include National Citations, Awards for Programs that Enhance Learning and Awards for Teaching Excellence
  • ESDF Grants - The Educational Strategies Development Fund provides UOW staff with an opportunity to resource innovative teaching and learning projects.  Applications are called for annually around August/September

Support for UOW and National Teaching & Learning grants and award programs is facilitated by the Grants & Awards Office within LTC. Contact or phone ext. 5012 for assistance.

Teaching Development Resources

Policies and Strategies

UOW's Academic Quality and Standards Unit (AQS) support institutional regulatory and quality compliance in higher education. More information about the external bodies that govern tertiary education can be found here: TEQSA, AQF and more

External Links

  • OLT - the Office for Learning and Teaching officially ceased operating on 30 June 2016.  Their website is currently being migrated to the Department of Education and Training
  • Australian Government Department of Education and Training - Learning and Teaching - this site will absorb the information previously found on the OLT site
  • HERDSA- The Higher Education Research and Development Association is a scholarly society for people committed to the advancement of higher and tertiary education
  • HEA - The Higher Education Academy UK
  • Universities Australia -
  • ALTF - The Australian Learning and Teaching Fellows network


Last reviewed: 11 April, 2017