Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - May, 2013
The Federal Government has announced six universities will be sharing in $5.2 million in grant funding to inspire the next generation of professionals in science, technology, engineering and maths.
Over the next few months, more than 300 000 students will be asked to rate their experiences at a TAFE institute, private training or adult and community education provider as part of the 2013 Student Outcomes Survey.
The governing Councils of Monash University and the University of Ballarat have decided to proceed with the proposal for the Monash Gippsland campus to join forces with the University of Ballarat to form an expanded, regionally focused university from 1 January
South Australian Minister for Education and Child Development Jennifer Rankine is inviting organisations and community members to provide submissions on new school registration regulations.
The Federal Government has announced it will contribute $68 million to the formation of a new, industry-led pilot training program aimed at developing new training pathways into high-demand trade and technical occupations.
The Federal Government has committed to the $9.8 billion in school funding over the next six years in this weeks budget, forming part of the Government’s attempt to see Australian schools break into the world’s top five by 2025 under the National Plan for School Improvement.
Teaching school children a standardised approach to indtroductory safety practices would better prepare them for dealing with risk in the workplace, according to a new survey conducted by the University of Adelaide.
Australian universities have retained their overall ranking at eight position in the second annual Universitas 21 (U21) assessment, which compares and ranks higher education systems in 50 countries.
A recent survey of international students has found that their cohort is still happy with their experience, despite the ever increasing value of the Australian dollar putting them under increased financial strain.
Nearly one in five university students regularly skip meals, while nearly 80 per cent of students have to work up to 16 hours a week to support themselves, forcing nearly one third of students to miss class due to work obligations according to a new Universities Australia survey.