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Research Alliance calls for long-term vision to lock in prosperity 23 Apr 2014
The nation’s top scientists and researchers have called on the Abbott Government to honour its election commitments and to provide a stable, long-term vision for science and research, as the release of the National Commission of Audit and the Federal Budget approach.
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TEQSA Advisory Council vital to maintain higher education standards 23 Apr 2014
Universities Australia welcomes the announcement of an authoritative Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Advisory Council which will have a pivotal role in ensuring high standards and quality while reducing unnecessary regulation of the higher education sector.
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Change for education system must be evidence-based 23 Apr 2014
As every home renovator knows, once you start, it is difficult to stop. Refurbishing one part inevitably recasts your view of others. So it is with the issues raised by the report of the Review of the Demand Driven Funding system by the Hon Dr David Kemp and Andrew Norton.
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International reputation of Australia's higher education system must be maintained 16 Apr 2014
Extending Federal Government funding to for-profit non-university higher education providers (NUHEPs) as proposed by the Kemp-Norton review is a policy high wire act which, if not properly controlled, could endanger the hard won reputation of the Australian higher education sector, Universities Australia’s Chief Executive Belinda Robinson said today.
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Review of the Demand Driven Funding System 13 Apr 2014
Universities Australia strongly supports the Review of the Demand Driven Funding System’s central recommendation that undergraduate bachelor level places should remain uncapped.
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