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Cultivating the minds of practitioners

What would happen if we turned off automatic pilot and became more mindful, asks John Mitchell. It was one of those front page newspaper headlines senior public servants must dread. “$1 million junket to keep federal fat cats happy,” read ...

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VET briefs

Queensland reshuffle Ferny Bay MP Geoff Wilson is Queensland’s new Minister for Education and Training, following a major shake-up of the state ministry in the wake of the election and the retirement of former education and arts minister Rod Welford. ...

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Noticeboard

Garton appointed Sydney provost and DVC at UNSW, he began his career as a teaching fellow in the School of Humanities at Griffith University before returning to Sydney in 1988 to lecture in the Department of History. Over the next ...

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Complying with Bologna

The Bologna model has not led to conformity in higher education and at least one institution is looking to the Melbourne model, writes Christina Slade. Last week I was discussing the options for undergraduate education with a colleague at City ...

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International briefs

Chapman advises Ireland on HECS Ireland, which is suffering badly from the global financial crisis, is set to reintroduce university student contributions and sharply rationalise the sector. Higher education fees were abolished in 1996, resulting in a dramatic surge in ...

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Increasing the yield

Education providers have the wrong approach to fee pricing for international students, argues Rob Harris. It has always been a concern of mine that education providers view education marketing, as a subset of education, rather than what it is – ...

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Research briefs

Trapping rainbows for future computers A new approach to trapping rainbows could lead to a form of computing that uses many different colours of light simultaneously to convey information. The approach, developed by Ivan Garanovich, Andrey Sukhorukov and Yuri Kivshar ...

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The fine art of managing relationships

From pre-awareness to bequest, Melbourne Business School may have one of the most sophisticated CRM systems in higher education. But it hasn’t all been a bed of roses, writes Beverley Head. With the capacity to manage the relationship with individuals ...

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Last word

Robotic model struts her stufft crunch, and the use of language contributes to this process. The oxymoronic phrase toxic asset has been much in the news of late, with the Obama administration's announcement of a plan to encourage investors to ...

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Professor Punt

In reality, Professor Punt is Stephen Clarke, professor of sports statistics at Swinburne University. Due to our publishing deadlines, our tips are a week ahead.

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