Education and Other Legislation Amendment Bill – Parliamentary Library

Extract from an article by James Griffiths and Carol Ey, Social Policy Section, and, Paula Pyburne, Law and Bills Digest Section Purpose of the Bill:The purpose of the Education and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2017 (the Bill) is to amend the Ombudsman Act 1976 to establish the office of the VET Student Loans Ombudsman. In … [Read More] Education and Other Legislation Amendment Bill – Parliamentary Library

Hidden from View? Bringing Refugees to the Forefront of Equity Targets in Australian Higher Education – International Studies in Widening Participation

ABSTRACT Students from refugee backgrounds are a legitimate equity target group in higher education. They bring personal assets such as resilience and educational aspiration developed through their life experience, but they also have complex backgrounds of educational, social and economic disadvantage that predispose them to under-representation in undergraduate and postgraduate education. It is difficult to … [Read More] Hidden from View? Bringing Refugees to the Forefront of Equity Targets in Australian Higher Education – International Studies in Widening Participation

Higher education pays for itself many times over – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Glenn Withers, Professor of Economics, Australian National University The relative neglect of higher education investment in political debate is a missed opportunity. The economic evidence is that not only does higher education build the economy’s skills and knowledge, but that it pays for itself many times over. On average, university training in … [Read More] Higher education pays for itself many times over – The Conversation

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