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The price of competition

As cannier parents seamlessly guide their children from community day care to public primary school to private high school to Group of Eight university, will the outcomes of the Labor government’s education revolution finally change the nature of the debate ...

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An argument for randomness

Course selection procedures which give low-SES students a much higher chance of entry could help solve one of the chief equity issues, says Conor King. The challenge of addressing the social imbalance of university entrants is an issue that is ...

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A funding review

Government funding drives behaviour as universities scramble to meet certain indicators. But Conor King advocates a more flexible approach.   It is perhaps too obvious to state that governments and education providers bring quite different assumptions to the creation of ...

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