The creative disruption of higher ed
University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor Glyn Davis looks at the impact of digital technology on education in his new book The Australian Idea of a University.
The education war on attrition
University of Melbourne experts call for national debate on tackling university drop out rate and who should be carrying the cost of student attrition
Bringing uni research to market
Research commercialisation is core to universities, but broadening goals beyond just revenue generation could lift success says a University of Melbourne expert
The battle for academic freedom in Europe
The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast examines the Central European University's campaign against new Hungarian laws threatening academic freedom.
Are universities part of the populism problem?
Universities are key drivers of educated debate, so with democracy in crisis amid rising populism and inequality, what have they been doing and where do they ne
Making universities worth it
If higher education is to be properly valued in society institutions must be more transparent on what they do and how they perform.
Reigniting higher education admissions reform
As the school year draws to an end, so the debate around reforming the admissions process to universities needs to be reignited.
Knowing the value, but not the cost
Australia's ongoing debate over how to sustainably fund higher education has focused on who should pay and how much without anyone knowing the cost of a degree.
Finding a way through the policy maze
Australia’s teacher training is in the spotlight amid worries that market driven policy settings aren’t delivering uniform high quality.
Teaching the teachers
How can Australia's teaching profession be best developed is the central question of this podcast, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne.