Professor Webster brings her expertise and research in teaching, learning and the measurement of education and the student experience to this position.
She is responsible for the planning, development and integrity of the academic affairs of RMIT Vietnam, including the overall quality of academic research and non-award programs. This includes the development of innovative academic practice, policy and infrastructure.
Most recently Prof Webster has come from a position at the University of Melbourne, where she was Director for the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching in the Faculty of Business and Economics.
Before that she held senior management roles at the University of Hong Kong, including A/Dean of Research Higher Degrees within the Faculty of Education and Deputy Director for the Centre of Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.
Appropriately Prof Webster began her career as a teacher; her interest in school effectiveness and measurement in education took her into the tertiary education sphere. She completed her PhD in Education at Curtin University in Western Australia.
Prof Webster's research topics in the past five years have been in the area of student experience and learning outcomes at tertiary level; her publications are also in this area.