The University of Melbourne fosters excellence in its teaching staff by providing an international scholarly community which values the qualities of intellectual rigour, honesty and commitment paired with a research-intensive environment.
It recognises and rewards teaching endeavour through a recognised system of academic promotion, encourages innovation and collaboration through public recognition in the form of awards, and ensures quality through rigorous feedback and assessment. The University also participates in external quality assurance measures to ensure that excellence is offered in all areas of education.
The Centre for the Study of Higher Education provides resources for teaching staff, as well as qualifications in university teaching. The Melbourne School of Graduate Research supports supervisors in developing research candidates to their full potential.