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Members of AQF review panel announced

Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham has named four of six members of an expert panel charged with reviewing Australia’s Qualifications Framework (AQF). The panel was set up to examine changes in the nature of work and developments in ...

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Accreditation delays hold up innovation

The slow regulatory process by TEQSA and ASQA has put private providers at a disadvantage compared with public institutions. By. There is considerable dialogue at present around the impact of the new regulatory regimes in higher education and vocational education ...

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Guiding good practice for virtuous compliance

Under the theme Being TEQSA Ready in preparation for monitoring and enforcement of the new Higher Education Standards Framework, previous articles in this series have focused on risk management, the challenges of harmonising multiple layers of regulation and the need ...

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ACT collaboration could pay dividends

A model such as University of Canberra Institute of Technology (UCIT) may be a better way to implement TAFE/university collaborations than the present dual sector system, UC vice-chancellor Stephen Parker says. As the ACT government works on setting up the ...

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Do nurse practitioners need a doctorate?

It is timely to ask whether the qualifications for nurses working in advanced positions need reviewing. In Australia there are about 18 universities offering courses leading to nurse practitioner qualifications as standalone courses or in partnerships. Some of these programs ...

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