Tag: higher

Education & Skilling

Education relationship defines professional standards

Click here to watch the interview. Universities play an essential role in their relationship with professional bodies, says Professor Derrick Armstrong, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Registrar of The University of Sydney. Professor Armstrong will be one of the presenters at the 8th Annual Higher Education Summit in Adelaide on April 29 and 30. He says…

15 Feb 2010, by Informa Australia

Education & Skilling

Transforming Australia’s Higher Education System

The Australian Government recently released a report, Transforming Australia's Higher Education System, that rolls out a 10-year plan to reform Higher Education in Australia. According to the website: "Higher Education is central to achieving the Government’s vision of a stronger and fairer nation. The Government is proposing a landmark reform agenda for higher education and…

20 Jan 2010, by Informa Australia

Education & Skilling

“Knowledge nourishment”: the fertilizer of Australia’s economic growth?

As the price of Australia’s two biggest exports, coal and iron ore, fall sharply, it seems logical that we protect ourselves the best way we can. Perhaps, the most effective way to do this is to focus our attention through policy and investment on building-up our knowledge economy to lift our economic productivity and the…

15 Apr 2009, by Informa Australia

Education & Skilling

Planning & Design

Sustainability to be key to future university campus development

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1SRRD1R95SI] Professor Paul Thomas AM, Vice Chancellor of the University of the Sunshine Coast Sustainability is the key challenge for future development and designing of university campuses, according to Professor Paul Thomas AM, Vice Chancellor of the University of the Sunshine Coast. Professor Thomas will be speaking at the 2nd Annual University and Design Forum…

14 Apr 2009, by Informa Australia

Education & Skilling

Higher education key to economic growth

In light of the current financial crisis, higher education will be vital to Australia’s economic growth, says Vice Chancellor of University of Technology, Sydney, Professor Ross Milbourne. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igUPmkZk0Vw] PROFESSOR ROSS MILBOURNE, Vice Chancellor, University of Technology Sydney Professor Milbourne says the seven billion dollar reforms proposed by the Bradley review on higher education are realistic…

9 Feb 2009, by Informa Australia