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News Updates

3 August 2016
Quest for excellence is crucial

Director Leo Goedegebuure on why excellence is important for Australia's tertiary education, and society.

27 July 2016
Autonomy the key to more effective TAFEs

Associate Director Ruth Schubert on what's needed to make the VET sector thrive.

24 June 2016
Hive of innovation found at Australian and NZ universities

A world-first study on university innovations released today by LH Martin Institute and the Australian Innovation Research Centre.

Insights Blog

2 August 2016
One size fits all? A different perspective on university rankings

Valentina Goglio on the need to take into account the diversity of university ranking consumers' needs and expectations.

26 July 2016
New Work Order

Foundation for Young Australians' CEO, Ms Jan Owen AM on preparing the next generation for the world they will live in.

20 July 2016
Domestic Student Load and Financing Trends at Individual Australian Universities

Frank Larkins and Ian Marshman on the financial performance of universities following the uncapping of domestic undergraduate places.

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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.

Leading the University Masterclass

Our flagship program for senior university executives focusing on how to interact with government.

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

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

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.