24 octobre 2016

New VET loan scheme to exclude shonky providers

The ConversationBy . A crackdown on the widely rorted vocational education and training student loan program aims to reduce outstanding HELP debt by more than A$7 billion across the forward estimates and $25 billion over a decade. More...

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Panel to assist in working up long-delayed changes for universities

The ConversationBy . The government’s long road to a higher education policy has taken another small step forward with Education Minister Simon Birmingham setting up an expert advisory panel. More...

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Government knocks out 478 courses from loans under VET crackdown

The ConversationBy . Diplomas of circus arts, fraud control, explosive ordinance manufacture, and sound and vibration therapy are among 478 courses that will be excluded from government funding under the new VET student loans scheme. More...

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VET student loan changes will help gain back control of the sector

The ConversationBy . The government’s decision to reduce the number of current vocational education and training (VET) courses that will be subsidised under the new VET Student Loan scheme is important if we are to take back control of the sector that has been subjected to rorting. More...

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How to praise your child: why simply saying ‘well done’ is not helpful

The ConversationBy . These children are afraid to make mistakes, unlikely to put in the necessary effort and, most importantly, unwilling to really practise because they have a fixed view of how smart they are. More...

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We need to rethink recruitment for men in primary schools

The ConversationBy . Across Australia there is a shortage of male teachers, particularly in primary schools, where men make up just 19% of the full-time workforce nationwide. More...

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Teaching in higher education – there isn’t enough evidence to tell us what works and why

The ConversationBy . As such, university teachers are confronted with many choices, with even our most confident and effective educators expressing concern about the best way to deliver their programs or lessons. More...

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Is social media turning people into narcissists?

The ConversationBy . There has been a massive increase in the use of social media – from being almost non-existent 15 years ago, it now takes up a major part of our lives and our children’s lives. More...

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Politics podcast: Simon Birmingham on the new VET student loan scheme

The ConversationBy . A new vocational education and training student loan scheme will aim at putting a stop to rorting by dodgy private colleges. More...

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Better academic support for students may help lower university attrition rates

The ConversationBy . Stronger academic support for students may help lower attrition rates, new research finds. More...

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