Book Chapter

Futures for Australian Tertiary Education: Developing an integrated, coherent policy vision

S FRENCH, P Kelly, R James

Visions for Australian Tertiary Education | Centre for Higher Education (CSHE), The University of Melbourne | Published : 2017

Abstract

Over the past two decades Australian tertiary institutions have built a high quality, high participation domestic system and established the sector as a strong global competitor and major export industry. A measure of this success is that Australian universities feature prominently in all major international ranking systems. Yet, despite this achievement, tertiary education in Australia is facing a dearth of policy imagination. Caught in a cycle of broad periodic review and interim piecemeal policy-making, the sector is crying out for a new vision for differentiation, sustainability and excellence. Thus, this is an ambitious volume. The contributing authors have responded to a request to hel..

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