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The majority of PhD students do not remain in universities after graduation. The nature of university employment is precarious, part time and casualized. Therefore, how can we enable employment options for our PhD students beyond higher education? This step session - providing professional development for supervisors - provides some strategies to e…
 
Professional development is about as popular as teeth extraction. What is ironic is that in universities - the home of learning - learning through professional development is deeply unpopular. This step session explores why times have indeed changed, and why professional development is crucial to the future of our higher degree students.…
 
The next episode of our 'Steps' programme for higher degree supervisors explores communication - and mis/communication - between students and their supervisors / advisors. Why do so many students leave a doctoral programme? Why do so many students change supervisors? Part of the answer may be found in the mode of communication deployed by both part…
 
Professional development is important, if earnest. This Steps session probes the saddest of supervisory experiences: the posthumous thesis. We explore the policies and procedures to enable the submission, but also the key emotional challenges for the student's family and the supervisors. We also place attention on examiners and examination.…
 
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