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Date published: 21 September 2011

Open Universities Australia (OUA) is pleased to announce its endorsement of the upcoming Strategic Planning for Flexible Learning Conference to be held 15th and 16th November 2011 in Sydney.

The Strategic Planning for Flexible Learning Conference will focus on how to transform traditional institution wide practices and systems into engaging and responsive pedagogies.

OUA's Dr Michael Crock, Executive Director, Academic Products and Services will discuss the role of online learning with a customer focussed, learner driven delivery to quality online education in his keynote address at 10.50am on Tuesday 15th November. Michael will feature alongside other professionals and analyse the tertiary education industry's most fundamental issues. Topics will include ways to establish partnerships in educational innovations, how to develop flexible delivery models, and how to acquire tools for managing and supporting teachers.

For the full speaker line-up and conference agenda visit

OUA is also endorsing the Student Engagement and Experience Conference to be held 22nd and 23rd November 2011 at Novotel on Collins, Melbourne.

Dr Cathy Stone, Director, Student Experience Unit will feature alongside other experts to discuss the challenges of enhancing student engagement and academic success in an online environment. For more information visit

OUA partner and providers are eligible for an exclusive 10% discount off the standard registration fee. For more information on how to claim the discount, please contact Katerina Floros on 03 8628 2444 or email