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Student fee changes up for debate

They were a suitably contrarian trio. Professor Glyn Davis, vice-chancellor of the University of Melbourne, Sophie Johnston, president of the National Union of Students, and Andrew Norton, higher education program director at the Grattan Institute, graced the stage at the ...

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Blended learning is like a green smoothie

University of Western Australia’s pro vice-chancellor (education innovation), professor Gilly Salmon, included a very modern analogy in her EduTECH presentation. “You know when you put vegetables in a blender to make a smoothie, you whiz it up, and it tastes really bad? ...

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VET training body delighted by Budget

Unlike other higher education divisions, the VET sector has largely embraced the 2017 Budget, which endows the sector with $1.56 billion worth of funds. Most of this money will be used to create 300,000 new apprenticeships in high-demand fields like ...

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