ASCILITE is governed by its constitution and by-laws in accordance with the Associations Incorporations Act 1985. The constitution can be viewed here. An elected Executive Committee decides upon policy, strategy, plans and the activities of the Association and it is supported by a paid Secretariat who provides part-time administrative support to the Executive. The Society’s first Constitution was registered in 1987 and has been updated several times to better serve the ASCILITE community and comply with the Act.
To be Australasia’s foremost community, leading and advocating for excellence in the use of digital technologies in tertiary learning and teaching.
To promote and recognise exemplary innovation, evidence–based practice and research, in the sustainable use of educational technologies to progress pedagogical practice.
The ASCILITE 2016 – 2019 ASCILITE Strategic Plan identifies the strategic goals and objectives that will guide the society’s plans and activities from 2016 through to 2019 within the strategically important areas of sustainability, innovation, evidence-based practice and research.
ASCILITE undertakes a Member Survey every 2 – 3 years, the purpose of which is to obtain feedback from members on the value of ASCILITE services, initiatives and related activities. The data collected from the survey is also used to inform the Society’s strategic and operational plans for the years ahead. Survey results are reported to members through the fortnightly bulletin, website and other means and members. You can view the most recent Member Survey (2015) here. The next member survey is scheduled for 2018.
In 2012, ASCILITE also undertook a PEST (Political, Economic, Social and Technological) Analysis of the contemporary environment of higher education in relation to ASCILITE.
The Annual Report reports on the activities of the ascilite Executive and community for the year. It is prepared by the President and made available to all members of the Society before and during the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Copies of ASCILITE’s Annual Reports and AGM Meeting Minutes are available from the archives.