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Our latest newsletter: news, views and a podcast

Our new CEO shares his initial thoughts, we have three new Directors … and they tell us what has changed for women in psychology.

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What has changed for women in psychology?

To mark International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March, we asked our three new Directors to comment on the role of women in psychology.

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Meet our new Directors

APAC is pleased to announce the addition of three highly regarded psychology academics to its Board of Directors.

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Explaining research competencies

Professional competency 3.17 of APAC’s Accreditation Standards states that psychology graduates need to “Investigate a substantive individual research question relevant to the discipline of psychology”. But what does that mean in practice?

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Our latest newsletter: news, views and a podcast

APAC has a new CEO, a new constitution and five new Assessors. And you can find our Annual Report here, too.

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Overcoming the challenges of disability

Ryan Armer, a legally blind fourth-year Psychology student, Darlene McLennan, manager of the Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training, and Associate Professor Melissa Davis, a member of APAC’s Accreditation Assessment Committee, discuss the challenges facing students with disabilities.

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APAC updates governance framework

APAC has a new constitution that paves the way for the not-for-profit organisation to potentially expand its field of operations.

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Welcome to our new Assessors

The APAC Board has appointed five new Assessors.

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Board communiqué

The APAC Board met on 27 November 2023 in person.

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APAC appoints new CEO

The APAC Board is pleased to announce the appointment of David Ensor as the company’s CEO, commencing on 18 December.

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Could you be an APAC Director?

APAC is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals interested in joining its Board of Directors.

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What do the different psychology organisations do?

It’s a question that people often ask APAC. So here’s a quick rundown on the differing roles of organisations in the realm of psychology.

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Our latest newsletter: news, views and two podcasts

Our outgoing CEO, Michael Carpenter, writes that it is with mixed emotions that I am penning my final newsletter introduction.

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Board communiqué

The APAC Board met on 9 October 2023 in person.

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Guidance in creating equity pathways for Indigenous applicants

The AIPEP Equity Pathways Working Group has written a report aimed at lifting the number of Indigenous applicants for Honours and postgraduate psychology study.

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Changing of the guard at AAC

Professor Alison Garton, who has chaired APAC’s Accreditation Assessment Committee since 2018, will step down from the role once her term as APAC Director concludes in late November.

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Teachers discussing psychology in schools

Secondary school teachers of psychology played an important part in the recent AusPLAT 2023 conference in nipaluna/Hobart.

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Voices from AusPLAT 2023

APAC attended AusPLAT 2023 in nipaluna/Hobart. Our Communications Advisor chatted to attendees during the breaks. Here are their voices.

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AusPLAT conference success

APAC congratulates the organisers of the AusPLAT 2023 conference held from 8 to 10 September in nipaluna/Hobart.

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Board communiqué

The APAC Board met on 28 August 2023 in person.

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Are you our next CEO?

APAC is looking for a new CEO. This is a superb opportunity to lead one of Australia’s highly regarded professional accreditation bodies and play a key role in ensuring the high quality of education and training for Psychology graduates.

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Great work all round

Our Assessors are keen to discover and acknowledge the great work that many higher education providers are doing.

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Our latest newsletter: news, views and a podcast

We’ve had the pleasure of resuming face-to-face site visits, giving our Assessors and staff the opportunity to meet many of you, both staff and students. Our final site visit was completed last week.

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ChatGPT and the challenge of artificial intelligence

In this episode we talk about artificial intelligence and what it means for learning and teaching with Dr Guy Curtis.

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