Archive for July 15th, 2013
A win for international education
By Campus Review | 15th July, 2013 | Finance, Front page posts, International, News, Top Stories |
Students worldwide are more likely to consider Australia as their education destination now the dollar has fallen. The recent fall in the Australian dollar is a bonus for the $14 billion-a-year international education industry. The drop in currency has resulted More..
By Stuart Middleton | 15th July, 2013 | Features, Front page posts, Management, News |
It’s time universities made it easier – and faster – for students to earn and learn, by freeing up facilities. By Stuart Middleton Is it really necessary for students to take so long to get a qualification? Why are the More..
The marketisation of TAFE
By Leesa Wheelahan | 15th July, 2013 | Analysis, Front page posts, News, Top Stories, VET |
State and federal governments continue to cut the heart out of TAFE institutions. But learning is about more than mere supply and demand. By Leesa Wheelahan TAFE is not a ‘provider’ of vocational education and training; it is an educational More..
VET challenged by core, not high-level, skills
By John Mitchell | 15th July, 2013 | Analysis, Front page posts, News, Teaching, VET |
Australia’s future is dependent on more adults acquiring basic learning skills, but can VET teachers meet this need? By John Mitchell While some VET policy makers are focused on the glamorous end of the educational spectrum – that is, keeping More..
Union calls for change to act
By Campus Review | 15th July, 2013 | Features, Front page posts, Legal, Management, News |
The NTEU says members are angry with UWS management over their stance during negotiations for a new enterprise agreement. The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is calling for amendments to the Fair Work Act after it accused the Fair Work More..
Greens to boost uni funding
By Campus Review | 15th July, 2013 | Front page posts, News |
The Greens outline their higher education policy which includes reversing the government’s $2.3 billion cuts. The Greens say they will invest nearly $1.5 billion in university funding over the next four years. Greens leader, senator Christine Milne, said, “The Greens’ More..