National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Consortium

Project Goal: Workforce

The NATSIHEC workforce project will identify strategies to increase the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff in Australian universities.

Project Lead: Professor Steve Larkin, BAtchelor institute of indigenous tertiary education

2016 project schedule

  • Stakeholder engagement strategy and communication plan   [August]
  • Audit and report on environmental scan workforce interventions – including attraction, recruitment, retention and career development    [September]
  • Report and analysis of higher education workforce data    [September]
  • 3-4 exemplars of effective workforce interventions     [September]
  • Progress report on preliminary workforce findings    [October]
  • National round table workforce forum conducted    [October 13-14]
  • National workforce discussion paper and validation survey    [November]
  • Final report and recommendations    [December]