Educator Capability Development Portal
The Educator Capability Portal is information relevant to teaching at RMIT. It is designed to make your teaching easier while providing you with insights into how you can develop your academic career, including access to relevant professional development.

This page contains and directs you to professional development opportunities in RMIT and DSC.

What is Professional Development?

The DSC Learning and Teaching Team develop Professional Development to support academic staff, visit this page to see the PD options, resources, contacts and to book into sessions via Eventbrite.

Did you know?

We can provide a range of events or tailor a Professional Development session to suit specific requirements.

Please contact us via to request a session designed for your needs.

Upcoming events

Inaugural 2021 Concurrent Classroom

Final 2021 Concurrent Classroom Teaching Community of Practice


Thu, 18 November 2021

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Past Events

  • Canvas Express – 14 Elements
  • Introduction and overview of the 14 elements and the design guidelines for your Canvas courses.
  • Concurrent Classroom – info and PD
  • Training and discussions on concurrent teaching and how to start developing your concurrent teaching strategies.
  • Canvas and Assessment Drop-ins
  • An opportunity to spend time with a Learning Designer or Learning and Teaching Specialist to discuss and brainstorm anything related to assessments and Canvas
  • Lunchtime Bytes – The future Lectures
  • We asked 3 DSC academics how they view the current role of lectures and how this mode of teaching has been impacted moving forward into the ‘living with Covid future’
  • Lunchtime Bytes – Academic Integrity
  • Three Associate Deans joined us to discuss ways to tackle academic integrity and how to foster a classroom culture that can be taken into the students professional lives.
  • Lunchtime Bytes – Articulating your Assessments
  • Tactics on how to make your assessment tasks, explicit, your expectations clear and teaching life a little easier.
  • Lunchtime Bytes – Supporting staff supporting students
  • A how-to session on identifying and discussing how we could support students returning to campus. Guest speakers included the RMIT Wellbeing Team and Student Services (Campus life)

Recorded Events


Where to next?

Discuss your PD requirements with your Program Manager or Course Coordinator and let us know what you need, we are here to help!

If you need help getting started with Canvas you can find the basics here.