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Teacher testing pilot ‘over-subscribed’

Teachers are "flocking to participate” in the newly launched pilot of teacher literacy and numeracy testing, the Education Minister Christopher Pyne has said. In a statement issued on Friday, Pyne said the initial stage of the pilot testing regime – developed ...

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UWS re-brand leak sparks student outcry

The leaking of a purported $20 million rebranding of the University of Western Sydney has led to a student backlash. The university is being accused of squandering valuable funds and creating an institutional identity crisis. A leaked image of what is ...

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Authentic, worldwide

There is much more to being an international university than attracting foreign students. Australia, we proudly tell ourselves, has one of the most international university systems in the world. The recently released Draft National Strategy for International Education shows a ...

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Unis throw support behind Goodes

Five Australian universities, along with several university-based organisations and departments, have thrown their support behind embattled Sydney Swans player Adam Goodes, while calling for an end to racism in sport. At the time of press, about 150 organisations had co-signed a joint ...

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Plaster shifts, not blame

  VET’s house is falling apart, and policymakers won’t save it by trying to pretend market design hasn’t caused the problem. By John Mitchell If you were looking for the clearest summary of the current mess in the VET sector, ...

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