The Association for Tertiary Education Management Inc is the pre-eminent professional body in Australasia for tertiary education administrators and managers. Established in 1976, today it has around 1,400 individual members and 62 corporate members. Members are found across the breadth of the academic environment, including universities, TAFEs, polytechnics and Wanagas, private providers, government departments and other related organisations.
ATEM connects individuals across institutions and disciplines, supports individuals to develop their management skills and knowledge, and challenges the sector to recognise the professional nature of tertiary education management. It does this by:
- growing careers: growing the careers of professional administrators and managers to enable them to have rewarding careers and contribute to the sector,
- building professionalism: building professionalism through relevant education and training, and recognising outstanding achievements in the sector,
- connecting people and groups: connecting people and groups across the sector to promote sharing of programs, knowledge and practice, and
- understanding the sector: providing opportunities and resources for individuals and groups to better understand the tertiary education sector today and how it might evolve in the future.
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