Tag Archives: University reform

Don’t rush policy reform, says UA

Don’t rush policy reform, says UA | ANDREW TROUNSON, BERNARD LANE AND JULIE HARE |The Australian Higher Education | 24 July, 2013

MAJOR policy reform of the demand-driven system cannot be rushed in just 72 hours and needs further consultation to avoid unintended consequences, the head of peak group Universities Australia says.”It isn’t something that can be done in just two to three days of consultation,” Universities Australia chair and vice-chancellor of James Cook University Sandra Harding told the HES.


Split persists on Thatcher legacy

Split persists on Thatcher legacy | Jack Grove | Times Higher Education | 11 April 2013

Former prime minister’s higher education policies still elicit respect and rancour


Independents win support for regions

Independents win support for regions | Bernard Lane | The Australian | 08 September, 2010

LABOR’S new minority government will deliver a better and more certain outcome for the Bradley reform agenda.”It means stability and continuity because the government’s higher education reform package is a known quantity,” said Peter Coaldrake, chairman of Universities Australia.