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Labor slashes university funding

The Gillard government’s planned funding boost for schools will be at the expense of universities, with the announcement that it will strip an additional $2.3 billion from the tertiary sector. Wayne Swan and higher education minister Craig Emerson announced over ...

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Back to future for VET

The recently released Skills for All Australians, as the advance organiser for the COAG discussions, provides a capstone for a process commenced by the Prime Minister when she was minister for education.  As the minister, Julia Gillard gave a number ...

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