SEEK and Swinburne University subsidiary Online Education Services is opening in the UK, having hired Gilly Salmon as academic director. Professor Salmon joins from the University of Liverpool, following a string of Australian appointments, at USQ, Swinburne U and UWA. Professor Salmon’s website describes her as; “internationally renowned for her significant contributions to education futures, including research, innovation, program design, teaching methods and the use of new technologies.”
OES presents itself as full-service online provider, “we design, deliver and support your online campus,” with 450 remote teaching staff and coaches, “who oversee the teaching team, guaranteeing that the quality of teaching is consistently high. Its Australian clients are Swinburne U and Western Sydney U.