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Opinion: Let’s get standards compliance right

The extent to which Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) compliance is monitored has been an area of debate for many years. Between 2001-2011 the enhancement led audit by the Australian Universities Quality Agency (AUQA) placed less emphasis on institutional compliance with ...

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Start-ups selected for EduGrowth accelerator

Start-ups are eyeing education as the industry to make money from, and the EduGrowth accelerator has announced the first five companies it will be helping do just that. The start-ups selected are: PrevYou – an online school for tertiary students ...

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Gardner to take the reins as UA chair

Monash University vice-chancellor professor Margaret Gardner is to be the next chair of Universities Australia (UA). Gardner is set to succeed current UA chair professor Barney Glover, who is also vice-chancellor of Western Sydney University. Gardner will take the reins ...

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Broderick to review JCU’s sexual assault policies

James Cook University has appointed former sex discrimination commissioner Elizabeth Broderick to lead a review of the institution’s sexual assault and harassment policies, after a staff member who raped a student was promoted following the incident. The review will look ...

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