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Rankings story rankles

Objective measurements, while valuable, do not capture the entire “variance” or “look and feel” or “performance” of a University writes Paul W Thurman.

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What The VCs had to say

More on Over to You  Professor Sandra Harding, vice-chancellor of James Cook University predicted life in universities, for those at the coal-face and for those in leadership and management roles, would be challenging, profoundly rewarding – “and not for the faint-hearted”. ...

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Over to you

For some, reflecting on issues then and now, there was a strong sense of déjà vu – funding problems, research pressures, student/teacher ratios, unsettled governance and uncertainty about the future. Yet, like revisiting the town in which you grew up, ...

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Bradley recommends CIT and UC merger

The recommendation was contained in a report commissioned by the ACT government and conducted by Professor Denise Bradley and made public last week. There will now be an eight weeks public consultation process before the ACT government makes a decision. The ...

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OKeeffe wins educators’ journalism award

The president of the ACE NSW, Dr Frederick Osman, said the award acknowledges an outstanding contribution by a journalist to the field of education. Education Review is the leading magazine for primary and secondary teachers and principals in Australia and ...

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