Universities can’t forget about lower socio-economic students
To increase higher education participation, the Government first needs to tackle the barriers for disadvantaged students, says a University of Melbourne expert
School refusal needs a national response
The recent Senate Inquiry rightly recommends a coordinated national approach to this growing national problem, say University of Melbourne experts
Children are more than just a return on investment
Education systems need to see children as capable citizens, not simply a cost where the investment will only pay off later, say University of Melbourne experts
Universities must stand firm as radically inclusive communities of knowledge
Universities are engines of prosperity and social mobility, but their role as establishers of truths, or challengers of concepts and beliefs is under threat.
Time to create universities of applied sciences?
New institutions of skills and innovation, like universities of applied technology, could help transition Australia's economy say University of Melbourne expert
What is a fair amount for university students to pay?
In the latest episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, a panel of experts consider cuts to higher education in the 2017 Federal Budget.
Lessons to learn from the International Baccalaureate
The International Baccalaureate, a global alternative to standard secondary schooling, is gaining ground. State education authorities can learn from its merits.
Setting vocational training free
The first profiling of Australia's vocational sector shows a worrying trend toward government centralisation when what TAFEs need is autonomy.