T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner
Graduate Research School
Graduate Research School / Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts,Technology, Education and Communications
Supervisor training for postgraduate research candidates has been recognised as a priority area by the Australian Government and institutional quality auditing agencies for many years. The need for increased Doctoral completions to help bolster the academic workforce is well documented, as is the influence of effective supervision for timely completions. More discussions need to be had about delivering effective supervisor training, and also distinguishing between training for supervisor compliance and training for supervisor best practice.