Tag: tertiary education

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 Informa Australia

Education

Which states are leading in Australian higher education?

Educated individuals are key to the prosperity of the economy, both at the state and national levels. It can therefore be worthwhile looking at measures such as the rate of higher level qualification attainment as a benchmark of a country's education levels. The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) looked at this…

16 May 2014, by Informa Australia

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 Australia

Education

What makes for a great student experience?

As the higher education sector around the world continues to develop, it's important to realise the evolving role of tertiary institutions in modern society. While the key objective for these organisations is still the same - to provide a world-class education - students today are no longer heading to university just to sit in lectures.…

9 Apr 2014, by Informa Australia

Education

Australian universities shine in latest QS rankings

Australia's top universities once again proved they are up there with the best of the global bunch, after featuring heavily in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. The 2014 edition of the QS rankings - one of the most followed university ranking lists around the world - was released at the end of…

11 Mar 2014, by Informa Australia