National Executive Reports

The following presents the national executive reports pertaining to areas of Association Committee membership, Leadership and Outreach, Finance, Excellence and Education, and Conferences.


Association Committee Membership

The Treasurer and Conference coordinator roles will be vacant at the end of the 2014.

Leadership and Outreach

The past EPAC meeting was an opportunity to detail what AAEE can do for EA. 

Lyn Brodie attended the AEESEAP meeting in Singapore.  The end result being that in conjunction with UNESCO, AAEE will apply for funding to set up projects particularly in Brunei and PNG setting up Associations of Engineering Education and assisting with these countries attaining Washington Accord Status.


AAEE will continue to pursue alternative funding and sponsorship to support awards and any other educational initiatives that the committee sees as necessary. 

Excellence and Education

A discussion took place with Peter Hoffmann, Associate Director – Accreditation, regarding the possibility of extending the accreditation workshops to other areas of interest/value.

The 2014 Winter School was held at the University of Queensland from the 14th to 18th July.

Ten participants attended the Winter School from across Australia who were either PhD students or academic staff. The instructors for the school were again Matt Eliot, Lesley Jolly and Llew Mann. It was once again a very good event, with participants actively engaged over the 5 days learning to conduct education research in engineering


2013 Conference - The publication from the 2013 Conference is now online and available to the public.

2014 Conference - Will be held on the 10th December at the Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand in Wellington. 

Three keynote speakers are confirmed:-.

  • Professor Roger Hadgraft - RMIT
  • Professor Alison Halstead – Pro Vice-Chancellor for Strategic Academic Developments – Aston University, UK
  • Tim Fowler CEO of NZ Tertiary Education Commission

EA Convention 2014 - AAEE will have members at the convention on an expert panel helping the colleges to define their graduate capabilities for the Colleges.

Featured Events

AAEE Networking Event - RMIT 13th March

Please join us for the first AAEE networking event for Victoria in 2019. A brief presentation and panel session will be followed by networking. This is a great opportunity to learn more about engineering education activity in Victoria, and to meet researchers specializing in this research area.

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AAEE Networking Event - 22nd Feb

Friday 22nd February, 2019


At UTS CB10.03.460

Early Career Academy members will form a panel to discuss difficulties for early career academics and identify the ways that the AAEE community might be able to better support academics. Please come along and contribute, network, and support our early career AAEEians. Refreshments will be provided.

RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 18th February, 2019.



24-28 JUNE 2019

The AAEE Winter School is an immersive experience that brings together engineering education researchers. Attendees will learn about:

  • Designing and undertaking effective education research projects
  • Evaluating teaching and curriculum
  • Positioning evaluation and research activities in light of current trends
  • Appreciating and responding to national and local grant opportunities
  • Building collaborative research partnerships across Austra­lia and beyond Read more ...

    AAEE Networking Lunch – Melbourne 16th July

    AAEE is hosting a networking lunch for members and prospective members at the Swinburne University Engineering Practice Academy. Come and join the AAEE executive committee and members of the Academy of Early Career Engineering Educators for a free lunch and plenty of interesting conversation.

    Date: Monday 16th July, 2018

    Time: 12.30-2.30pm

    Venue: Engineering Practice Academy, Swinburne University of Technology

    58-68 Park St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, TC201

    RSVP and Dietary requirements by 12th July to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.