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News Updates

19 May 2016
Melbourne and Tasmania sign MoU

The Memorandum of Understanding signed on 17 May will lead to closer research and teaching ties.

4 May 2016
TAFE and VET still the Cinderella

Our Associate Director Ruth Schubert on why the vocational education sector rarely gets a mention in the Budget.

13 April 2016
Reforming HELP loans: combine lower repayment thresholds with a super payment option

Program Director Geoff Sharrock suggests another way of reforming HELP.

Insights Blog

11 April 2016
Touchstone on universities and clever Australia

Read former Maastricht University President Prof Jo Ritzen's keynote at the recent Higher Education Conference in Canberra.

18 March 2016
Sailing together or sinking in rough seas: leadership development in higher education

Heather Davis, Sandra Jones, Richard Bolden and Paul Gentle on the need to focus on the 'ship' rather than the 'leader'...

8 March 2016
A Memory of Elephants on the Modern Campus

Paper by Michael Gallagher exploring key public policy on higher education and university research in Australia between 1945 and 2015.

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What's Happening?

Programs | Events

Budgeting & Financial Management for Tertiary Education Managers

Learn about financial systems, tools and processes that are suitable for tertiary education institutions.

Building a Resilient Organisation

A program on building an engaged and self-driven vocational institution.

Leading and Managing in Universities: Critical Insights for Academic and Corporate Leaders

Leadership and management workshops for Heads of School/Dept and corporate directors/managers.

2016 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities conference - call for papers

Information for those interested in presenting at this year's conference.

2016 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities

By universities, for universities: a conference on successful service improvement, driving innovation and...

Leading and Building Entrepreneurial Tertiary Institutions

A practical workshop on leading and building an entrepreneurial tertiary education institution.

Research & Projects

Investigating Quality Teaching in the Victorian VET Sector

Primary research to find out what is quality teaching and identify the capabilities VET teachers need to support effective student learning.

Vocations: the link between post-compulsory education and the labour market

A three-year project funded by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) to investigate how to improve pathways within education, within work and between them.

Publications

Other
Andrews, S., Bare, L., Bentley, P., Goedegebuure, L., Pugsley, C., and Rance, B., 2016. Contingent academic employment in Australian universities. Melbourne: LH Martin Institute and AHEIA.
Book
Bentley, P. J. (2015). Academic Work from a Comparative Perspective. Enschede: CHEPS/University of Twente.
Research Report
Bolden, R., Jones, S., Davis, H. and Gentle, P. Developing and Sustaining Shared Leadership in Higher Education. London: Leadership Foundation for Higher Education.
Research Report
Bell, S. and Yates, L., 2015. Women in the Science Research Workforce: Identifying and Sustaining the Diversity Advantage. Melbourne: LH Martin Institute, University of Melbourne.