Journal article

Transitioning into academia: The challenges and opportunities for early career psychologists and psychological scientists

J Lodge

InPsych | Australian Psychological Society | Published : 2015

Abstract

Higher education is experiencing a period of profound change. A combination of the increasing influence of the global higher education market, the impact of technology on knowledge and learning, and declining public funding relative to GDP are creating significant challenges for universities in Australia. The number of university places being offered to students in Australia has also increased markedly in the wake of the Bradley Review of Higher Education and subsequent policies put in place by the Rudd and Gillard governments. The consequence of these policy settings and market forces is that Australian universities need to do more with less while also continuing to compete in global rankin..

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