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News Updates

21 September 2016
'It's (misleading) to say our students are paying a lot but not getting much back'

Director Leo Goedegebuure on the latest OECD Education at a Glance report.

31 August 2016
Only a ‘major clean-out’ can rid VET sector of dodgy operators

Associate Director Ruth Schubert commented on this story about proposed changes to VET FEE-HELP.

30 August 2016
Festschrift for our friend Peter Maassen

Read this eclectic series of short essays in honour of long-time LH Martin Institute friend Prof. Peter Maassen.

Insights Blog

19 September 2016
Imagining a possible future for third space professionals in Australian universities

JCU's Margaret-Anne Carter and Natalia Veles on the shifting identities of university professional and academic staff.

13 September 2016
What if flashier buildings don’t make happier learners?

Dr Steven Jones on just how valuable building design is for student engagement.

7 September 2016
Financial Health of Australian Universities

Frank Larkins and Ian Marshman assess the financial health of Australian universities to assist future management practices.

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What's Happening?

Programs | Events

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.

Innovation Eco-systems: Study Mission to Italy and the Netherlands

Explore innovation eco-systems and understand complex interrelationships between stakeholders and their...

Budgeting & Financial Management for Tertiary Education Managers

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

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.

Innovation and Applied Research Roundtable

A roundtable discussion of the TAFE’s contribution to Australia’s National Innovation and Science Agenda.

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

Refereed Conference Paper
Brown, T. & Davis, H. (2015) Leadership Development in Increasingly Global AND Competitive Tertiary Education Environments. In I. R. Dobson & R. Sharma & M. Conway (Eds.), Tertiary Education Management Conference, Leading Locally, Competing Globally: Refereed Papers. Wollongong, ATEM & TEFMA, pp. 41-56.
Research Report
Schubert, R., Bentley, P.J., Goedegebuure, L., 2016. Profiling Institutional Diversity Across the Australian VET Sector. Melbourne: LH Martin Institute, The University of Melbourne.
Research Report
Arundel, A., Bowen, D.B., Gatenby-Clark, S., Goedegebuure, L., 2016. Management and Service Innovations in Australian and New Zealand Universities – Preliminary report of descriptive results. Melbourne: LH Martin Institute, The University of Melbourne.
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.