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Regional Universities Network submission to the Independent review into regional, rural and remote education

Education should be seen as a major lever to drive economic development in regional Australia. Issues, policy and funding around school education and transition to work or further education should not be seen in isolation from other issues around regional economic development.

Education for all 2007 global monitoring report

What are the benefits of programs for the very young? Why have countries been slow to implement policies that integrate care, health, nutrition and education? Besides taking a closer look at early childhood care and education, this fifth edition of the report assesses progress towards...

The 2008 graduate pathways survey: Graduates' education and employment outcomes five years after completion of a bachelor degree at an Australian university

Most Australian graduates are enjoying employment success and earning high salaries according to this report. The 2008 Graduate Pathways Survey was designed to gain information on employment outcomes five years after completing a bachelor degree, how these changed from graduates’ initial outcomes, the pathways taken...

The role of further education and training in welfare to work policies

The focus of this paper is the training and education needs of jobless Australians with limited education and skills: more than half those jobless people affected by the Welfare to Work policy have Year 10 qualifications or less, including more than 60 per cent of...

Accountability in education: meeting our commitments

This second report in the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report series continues its assessment of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal on education (SDG4) and its ten targets, as well as other related education targets in the SDG agenda.

Linking vocational education and training with industry in Australia and China

Josie Misko, Lin Yufeng, Jiang Dayuan, Wu Quanquan and Wang Zerong examine the linkages between vocational education and training (VET) and industry in China and Australia. They detail each country's arrangements for the provision of industry advice to governments and discusses industry-specific programs and skill...

Using information and communication technologies in adult literacy education: new practices, new challenges

New information and communication technologies are changing literacy practices at an unprecedented rate, posing new questions and challenges for literacy educators. Using a case study approach, Ilana Snyder, Anne Jones and Joseph Lo Bianco examine the interaction between new and emerging digital technologies, adult learning...
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Educating the public health workforce: issues and challenges

In public health, as well as other health education contexts, there is increasing recognition of the transformation in public health practice and the necessity for educational providers to keep pace. This article explores the impact of these changes.

Participation in tertiary education in Australia: modelling and scenario analysis

If participation rates in higher education and VET in Australia fall as the population increases, there will be fewer people of prime working age who can effectively participate in the labour market in the future. The level of participation in VET and higher education, and...

A user's guide to the flexible dealing provision for libraries, educational institutions and cultural institutions

This handbook provides a number of examples where Section 200AB of the Copyright Act might be of use to libraries, archives, galleries and educational institutions. The Handbook begins with a background to the new provision, and an outline of how the Australian Digital Alliance believes...