Tag: Minister for Education

Education

New dual-sector university a Queensland first

A merger between two educational institutions in Queensland has resulted in the state's first ever dual-sector university, which is now open and promises to boost higher education opportunities for locals. Minister for Education Christopher Pyne joined Minister for Education, Training and Employment John-Paul Langbroek in opening the university, made up of Central Queensland University (CQU) and…

8 Jul 2014, by test test

Education

Government to encourage more graduates into teaching

Experienced and dedicated teachers are the lifeblood of the educational sector, and play an important role in driving the growth and success of the national workforce. Minister for Education Christopher Pyne recently announced that an additional $22.2 million will be invested towards the Teach for Australia initiative - a program designed to take the nation's…

25 Jun 2014, by test test

Education

Academia benefits from government higher education funding

The Australian government will be investing an additional $5 million in higher education grants and fellowships. The funding - introduced under the 2014 Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) programme - will go towards improving teaching and learning outcomes in a number of key areas. Of the $5 million, $3.1 million will go towards more than 20…

23 Jun 2014, by test test