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VET collaboration to benefit Australia, China

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Australia and China both have “much to gain” from greater collaboration in vocational education and training, says Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham. The assistant minister made the comments following the signing of a memorandum of understanding ...

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International students are no threat to jobs

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Overseas students are not stealing Australian jobs and for the most part intend to take their qualification home, according to new data. The survey by leading education researcher and resources provider Hobsons, aims to dispel community perceptions that international students ...

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From China, with fear

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A close look at one critical neighbour’s education system reveals policy shortcomings in Australia that must be addressed before it’s too late. By Martin Riordan Living on a sabbatical in Shanghai has certain benefits. Up close and personal, the Chinese education ...

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OPINION: Cast the sector in a better light

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Reports have recently put forth a negative view of the sector; the full story must be told. By Phil Honeywood The past few months has provided some great news for Australia’s international education sector. Whether it be consistent increases in ...

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CISA calls for inquiry after Four Corners report

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The head of the Council of International Students Australia has hit back at a damning media report suggesting that Australia’s international student sector is embroiled in corruption, saying it made gross generalisations that are not representative of the entire student body. “The ...

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Universities face new corruption report

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Recruitment fraud, undeserved passing grades alleged in Four Corners story. Australian universities have been forced to defend recruitment and academic standards relating to students following fresh allegations of widespread corruption. The allegations, aired last night by on the ABC program ...

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RUN prepares for Vietnam visit

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Senior leaders from Regional Universities Network universities will soon visit Vietnam in a bid to further strengthen a research partnership with the country. The visit is at the invitation of the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology and was supported by ...

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