Rashmi Watson


  • The University of Western Australia (M706), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


I currently lead the assessment practices acros the Doctor of Medicine (MD). I am an active and passionate educator with a high-level of interest in supporting academic staff in their educational journey of higher education pedagogy, curriculum and learning practices. In recent years,  developing leadership skills and building capacity of staff has become a key area of interest. A number of publications include the experiences of female academics during the pandemic.

Having worked in numerous roles and education contexts for over 20 years, my knowledge of best educational practices has deepened. In addition, I provide consultancy in leadership and creating a culture of development and continuous learning. 

Previously, I was the Head of the Research Education & Training Program leading the development of a full suite of online research training modules for health professionals.
My professional qualifications include Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator, Executive Coach and Psychometric Behaviour profiling (via DISC Advanced) adding value to my role as an eucator.

Roles and responsibilities

Lead assessment practices for the Doctor of Medicine.

Funding overview

Department of Health (2017-2018).

Previous positions

Academic Developer, Centre for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning, UWA (2011-2016) & renamed to Centre for Education Futures 2016-2017.
Course Coordinator, Grad Cert in University Teaching & Academic Professional Development Coordinator, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle (2008-2011).

Course Coordinator & Lecturer (various education courses), School of Education, The University of Notre Dame Australia, West Coast College of TAFE & Education, Edith Cowan University (2000-2017).

Industrial relevance

Teaching (K-Higher Ed) since 1994.
Higher Education (Course Coordinator, lecturer & tutor).
Accredited Executive Leadership Coach (Growth Coaching International).

Accredited Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator (Centre for Appreciative Inquiry). A strengths-based' organisational change process
Accredited DISC Advanced consultant & facilitator (DISC Advanced Australia). A highly effective and comprehensive behaviour assessment and profiling tool.





Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality


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