Richard James

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27 Feb 2017

The chapters in this volume offer provocative ideas for transforming Australian tertiary education. Each is grounded in current issues or trends but goes beyond present thinking to propose ways in which policy and practice might make major advances.

The Melbourne Centre for the Study...


29 Mar 2010

This report is the fourth national study undertaken on the student perspective into the first year experience.

The principal purpose of this research is to provide information and insights for the Australian higher education sector that can assist in enhancing the academic and social...


8 Jun 2009

This project aimed to encourage and support greater participation in peer review of teaching through the creation of resources to assist institutions to effectively implement policies and programs of peer review of teaching.

Peer review of teaching has the potential to advance the quality...


11 Nov 2008

The key recommendation from the Project is for the introduction of an Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement that will take the form of documentation provided to graduates by awarding institutions in addition to the degree or diploma certificate or testamur. Its purpose will be to...


16 Aug 2007

This report affirms the financial difficulties many young Australians face in completing their university studies.

The findings from this AVCC survey indicate that on balance students are worse off today in financial terms than in 2000, especially full-time undergraduate students, which is adversely...

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