Archive for September 23rd, 2013
Three for the world
By Antonia Maiolo | 23rd September, 2013 | Front page posts, International, News, Top Stories |
Macquarie offers new business degrees designed for the evolving global marketplace. By Antonia Maiolo From next year, Macquarie University will offer three new degree options designed to equip students to become leading professionals in international business. The degrees are the More..
You can put a price on research
By Aileen Macalintal | 23rd September, 2013 | Finance, Front page posts, News, Top Stories |
Recent data shows many Asian countries’ universities are better than Australia peers at chasing corporate funding. By Aileen Macalintal. Asia is way ahead of Australia in a recent ranking of university systems’ ability to corner industry funding. The World Academic More..
Green all over
By Louis White | 23rd September, 2013 | Front page posts, News, Teaching |
Australian universities are looking for ways to teach sustainability across the curriculum. By Louis White An understanding of the importance of sustainability is gathering momentum within the higher education sector in Australia, as universities around the country are seeking ways More..
By Louis White | 23rd September, 2013 | Front page posts, International, News |
International enrolments have declined in recent years but are on the rise again. By Louis White The income derived from international students is essential for the financial survival of Australia’s universities, and after a brief hiatus the numbers are starting More..
Shine a light on quality
By Erica Smith | 23rd September, 2013 | Analysis, Front page posts, News, Teaching, VET |
It’s past time to raise the standards for VET teacher qualifications. By Erica Smith Over the last three years, there has been considerable debate about the quality of vocational education and training teaching in Australia. This debate began in earnest More..
Worth every penny – and more?
By Dr John Mitchell | 23rd September, 2013 | Analysis, Front page posts, News, VET |
What rate of return on investment in VET would turn the heads of the new government, John Mitchell asks. Predictably, the newly installed federal government will be lobbied by education groups from all sectors and political persuasions. Hopefully the new More..