Tag: department of education

Education

Social Policy

Give Australia’s out-of-home care young people a better education

Young people in disadvantaged circumstances often have poorer education outcomes than the general population.  Every year, at least 100,000 children and young Australians access homelessness services (AIHW, 2012).  Indisputably, this would have an impact on their education and their future. Brian Smyth King, Executive Director of Learning and Engagement from NSW Department of Education and…

2 May 2014, by Informa Insights

Education

New council promises to boost higher education standards in Australia

A new government agency is aiming to maintain the standards and quality of higher education institutions across Australia and enhance their global reputation. Minister for Education Christopher Pyne announced the inception of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Advisory Council on April 22, outlining its role in Australian higher education and the impact it hopes…

1 May 2014, by Informa Insights