Universities and colleges--Study and teaching

Research report

16 Sep 2018

Ths report presents an overview of higher education policy and trends. Since its first edition in early 2012, the report has established itself as a widely used, one-stop source of information on higher education.

Report

2018 Helen Hughes Lecture for Emerging Thinkers
11 Sep 2018

Claire Lehmann is one of the leading figures of the so-called ‘intellectual dark web’ – which is pushing back against the stultifying political correctness promoted in academia, and defending the vital principles of freedom of speech and thought that universities used to stand for.

Discussion paper

A long-term strategic vision for student equity in higher education
6 Sep 2018

This paper aims to outline the key concepts, challenges and contradictions associated with achieving student equity in higher education in an era of near universal participation, and point out possible options for resolving these challenges and contradictions.

Journal article

20 Aug 2018

The various concepts of productivity are perplexing abstractions for the public. Yet ultimately a country’s prosperity relies on sustained productivity growth, as is best visible in those countries where the productivity ‘machine’ has failed, and poverty and disadvantage remain people’s typical lot.

Report

17 Aug 2018

This report, developed in conjunction with responsible organisations, documents the progress made in implementing the Research Training Implementation Plan actions to July 2018.

Report

13 Aug 2018

One in seven university students regularly go without food and other necessities because they cannot afford them, the latest national financial survey of Australian university students has found.

Briefing paper

9 Aug 2018

While Theresa May pledged that “the days of sending vast sums of money to the EU” are over, the UK is still very much under the illusion that the days of receiving large amounts of EU money in specific sectors are not. Hopes of an...

Report

1 Aug 2018

With a range of new technologies bearing down upon us, huge shifts in the global order under way, longer lives – and potentially longer working lives – it is vital that Australia has a flexible, adaptable tertiary education and training system which gives us the...

Journal article

12 Jul 2018

This article reports the results of a large-scale study (21,822 students) regarding the impact of course-level faculty adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER). Results indicate that OER adoption does much more than simply save students money and address student debt concerns.

Research report

NCSEHE 2017 Equity Fellowship final report
4 Jul 2018

Remote students often have unique knowledge, capabilities and perspectives that are a valuable part of a wider Australian culture. There is a compelling case to explore the great potential that remote Australia, its cultures and people have to offer.

Commentary

26 Jun 2018

Did the Ramsay Centre throw away its best chance by pushing ANU too far?

Chapter

22 Jun 2018

This chapter explores ways in which libraries are responding to the transition from a collections-based model to a more diffuse services-based model. This is in parallel with the evolving influence of the network on student, teacher and researcher practices, and with the shift from print...

Research report

NCSEHE 2017 Equity Fellowship final report
18 Jun 2018

Seventeen recommendations for strengthening evaluation in Indigenous higher education are presented in this report. These recommendations span research, policy and practice contexts, and often sit at the nexus between them.

Working paper

11 Jun 2018

This review of available research on the consequences of student loan debt suggests that student loan debt, particularly in the United States, tends to have a negative impact on people’s lives after university. Specifically, it appears to have a negative impact on career choices, home...

Report

7 Jun 2018

This report explains how the examination of retention, completion and success in higher education has come about. It looks at what the higher education sector is saying about the factors that impact on these issues and makes recommendations about how Australia can further build on...

Working paper

4 Jun 2018

Hiroshima University researchers have investigated perceptions of the public benefits of international students at Japanese universities.

Report

23 May 2018

In Victoria, there are eight public universities, which control a further 50 entities that we are required to audit. This report outlines the results of our financial audits of these entities and our observations for the year ended 31 December 2017. It also discuss asset...

Working paper

23 May 2018

This paper examines the process of making higher education choices in the United States – whether to enter higher education, attend a particular college, or follow a particular route through college. It draws on research findings in the sociology of education, behavioural economics, and cognitive...

Report

1 May 2018

This report explores four divergent, yet plausible, views of Australia’s higher education landscape in 2030. Each scenario introduces different opportunities and threats that challenge our thinking, question our assumptions, and help us think more broadly about the future.

Report

29 Apr 2018

Some students who drop out of university never seriously engage with their course, and needlessly accrue a HELP debt before they leave. This report recommends new ways to protect students from unnecessary financial burdens.

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