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News Updates

12 June 2015
Global and National Trends Symposium 2015: Policy Decisions and Impacts on Vocational Education

A review of last month's symposium co-hosted by the LH Martin Institute and Centre for Training Excellence in Perth.

5 June 2015
Who should go to university? Everyone, or just enough people to fill skilled jobs?

Director Leo Goedegebuure on the responsibilities of universities in creating a competitive, innovative society.

3 June 2015
Why closing the Office of Learning and Teaching is wrong

Our Senior Honorary Fellow writes in The Australian about the government's decision to close the Office of Learning and Teaching.

Insights Blog

1 July 2015
The History and Future of Research Block Grant Funding for Australian Universities

A paper by Professorial Fellow Alan Pettigrew on universities' response to reduced support for research over the years and in the...

19 May 2015
Enrolments for Australian Bachelor Degrees: Is the Present Growth Strategy Sustainable?

Prof. Frank Larkins looks at how universities responded to the Bradley Review recommendation on boosting participation and outcomes.

29 April 2015
Funding, participation and quality in VET

Professorial Fellow Gerald Burke's paper on the relationship of VET funding to participation and quality.

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Programs | Events

Effectively Handling Allegations and Investigations of Research Misconduct

Learn how to handle allegations of research misconduct and the various codes of conduct governing research.

Budgeting & Financial Management for Tertiary Education Managers

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

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.

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

Seminars exploring the implications of the three-year Vocations project, commissioned by the NCVER and...

Simulation exercise on research strategy and management

A simulation exercise on research strategy and management coinciding with the 2015 ARMS conference in...

2015 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities

Conference on successful service improvement, driving innovation and enhancing customer experience.

Research & Projects

Australian Institution Profiles

This project seeks to shift the discussion of institutional diversity in Australian higher education to a more considered level.

Undergraduate Units Redesign at ACU and JCU

A project to improve student learning outcomes while reducing instructional costs at the Australian Catholic University and James Cook University.

Publications

Refereed Journal Article
Bentley, P. J. (2015). Cross-country differences in publishing productivity of academics in research universities. Scientometrics, 102(1), 865-883. doi: 10.1007/s10734-011-9457-4
Research Report
Coates, H., Edwards, D., Goedegebuure, L., Thakur, M., van der Brugge, E. and van Vught, F. 2013. Profiling diversity of Australian universities. Melbourne: LH Martin Institute and ACER.
Chapter
Leahy, M. & Meek, V. L., 2012. Introduction. In: UNESCO Bangkok, 2012. The Impact of Economic Crisis on Higher Education. Bangkok: UNESCO, pp. 2-15.
Book
Bentley, P.J., Coates, H., Dobson, I.R., Goedegebuure, L. and Meek, V.L. (Eds.), 2013. Job Satisfaction around the Academic World. Dordrecht: Springer.