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The Project

The project, Identifying, building and sustaining leadership capacity for communities of practice in higher education, is a project funded by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) in 2010, to run for a two year period, addressing a priority one (sector-wide) issue related to leadership within the higher education sector in Australia. In this case, the focus of the project is on the leadership needs and capacity building for one form of distributed leadership currently utilised in learning and teaching around the country - communities of practice. The project will address the leadership capacities, needs and potential of individuals that facilitate communities of practice (CoP). more