LH Martin Institute News http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/ Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:15:23 +1100 Leo Goedegebuure and Ian Marshman in the latest CEDA report on Service Sector Productivity http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/379-leo-goedegebuure-and-ian-marshman-in-the-latest-ceda-report-on-service-sector-productivity http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/379-leo-goedegebuure-and-ian-marshman-in-the-latest-ceda-report-on-service-sector-productivity Read Director Leo Goedegebuure and Associate Professor Ian Marshman's chapter on productivity in Australian Universities in the latest report from CEDA. Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:02:38 +1000 Ruth Schubert on ABC Radio Mornings 26/05 http://www.abc.net.au/radio/melbourne/programs/mornings/mornings/8544026 http://www.abc.net.au/radio/melbourne/programs/mornings/mornings/8544026 ABC Radio's Jon Faine interviews LHMI Associate Director Dr Ruth Schubert on the recent administration of Careers Australia and the future of Vocational Education. Interview at 25:30. Thu, 01 Jun 2017 11:27:33 +1000 The budget finds savings, but little in the way of reform http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/the-budget-finds-savings-but-little-in-the-way-of-reform/news-story/13035507afb476e033ffc95ea3353cd1 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/the-budget-finds-savings-but-little-in-the-way-of-reform/news-story/13035507afb476e033ffc95ea3353cd1 Honorary Fellow Mark Warburton on the federal government's proposed measures on higher education budget savings. Thu, 04 May 2017 11:48:17 +1000 Narrow training sells students short https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/narrow-training-sells-students-short https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/narrow-training-sells-students-short Honorary Fellow Leesa Wheelahan and Director Leo G discuss how TAFEs need to develop their own courses to better prepare the workforce. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:03:50 +1100 Virtual special issue of Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management http://explore.tandfonline.com/content/pgas/vsi-dobson-top-10 http://explore.tandfonline.com/content/pgas/vsi-dobson-top-10 A special issue featuring ex-editor Ian Dobson's top ten of past papers in the Journal is now available online. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 14:53:38 +1100 Skill sets appeal to vocational students in NSW http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/skill-sets-appeal-to-vocational-students-in-nsw/news-story/3a87202808cdb8c9314d6548e3564401 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/skill-sets-appeal-to-vocational-students-in-nsw/news-story/3a87202808cdb8c9314d6548e3564401 Assoc. Director Ruth Schubert comments in this story about a jump in students undertaking skill sets rather than formal courses. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:34:55 +1100 The rise of research universities - A tale of two countries http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170111054942663 http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170111054942663 Director Leo G on the differences between Singapore and Australia when it comes to research focus Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:12:18 +1100 Do academics interfere in their children’s higher education? https://www.timeshighereducation.com/features/do-academics-interfere-their-childrens-higher-education? https://www.timeshighereducation.com/features/do-academics-interfere-their-childrens-higher-education? Director Leo G and six others share their stories of helping or letting their children make their own higher education decisions. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:17:39 +1100 Office closure during holiday period http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/370-office-closure-during-holiday-period http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/370-office-closure-during-holiday-period Our office will close 12pm AEDT, Friday, 23 December 2016 and re-open Tuesday, 3 January 2017. Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:24:08 +1100 Congratulations William Confalonieri https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/cio-year-executive-awards-2016-william-d-confalonieri?utm_campaign=574bb46273a6a34d1c012ede&utm_content=5845e07adc97a530b407f319&utm_medium=smarpshare&utm_source=lhmiwebsite https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/cio-year-executive-awards-2016-william-d-confalonieri?utm_campaign=574bb46273a6a34d1c012ede&utm_content=5845e07adc97a530b407f319&utm_medium=smarpshare&utm_source=lhmiwebsite Belated congrats to Deakin CIO and VP for winning CIO of the Year at last month's CEO Magazine 2016 Executive Awards. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:01:11 +1100 Vale Emeritus Professor John Hay AC http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/368-vale-emeritus-professor-john-hay-ac http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/368-vale-emeritus-professor-john-hay-ac Tribute to our colleague and early champion. Tue, 08 Nov 2016 11:23:21 +1100 Big data begging for use http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/william-massy-criticises-university-decisionmakers-data-use/news-story/9946fb907c63b905c8afc4e8999459df http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/william-massy-criticises-university-decisionmakers-data-use/news-story/9946fb907c63b905c8afc4e8999459df Honorary Professorial Fellow Bill Massy spoke to The Australian about universities' lack of appropriate data use. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:26:25 +1000 'It's (misleading) to say our students are paying a lot but not getting much back' http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/australian-student-fees-fund-university-research-oecd-report/news-story/21f7be48cdda01f8c86b7dc1a85ceeb4 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/australian-student-fees-fund-university-research-oecd-report/news-story/21f7be48cdda01f8c86b7dc1a85ceeb4 Director Leo Goedegebuure on the latest OECD Education at a Glance report. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:32:34 +1000 Only a ‘major clean-out’ can rid VET sector of dodgy operators http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/only-a-major-cleanout-can-rid-vet-sector-of-dodgy-operators/news-story/89d74850f66ef2c68f874ee3e2d4d8eb http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/only-a-major-cleanout-can-rid-vet-sector-of-dodgy-operators/news-story/89d74850f66ef2c68f874ee3e2d4d8eb Associate Director Ruth Schubert commented on this story about proposed changes to VET FEE-HELP. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 08:35:23 +1000 Festschrift for our friend Peter Maassen http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/364-festschrift-for-our-friend-peter-maassen http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/364-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. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:16:48 +1000 Quest for excellence is crucial http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/vicki-thomson-excellence-is-crucial-in-higher-education/news-story/6c4293cf17ecbf8d4fdfe561795bb0d1 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/vicki-thomson-excellence-is-crucial-in-higher-education/news-story/6c4293cf17ecbf8d4fdfe561795bb0d1 Director Leo Goedegebuure on why excellence is important for Australia's tertiary education, and society. Wed, 03 Aug 2016 08:47:39 +1000 Autonomy the key to more effective TAFEs http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/autonomy-the-key-to-more-effective-tafes/news-story/2757aafce501755dd74be572a306fcc6 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/autonomy-the-key-to-more-effective-tafes/news-story/2757aafce501755dd74be572a306fcc6 Associate Director Ruth Schubert on what's needed to make the VET sector thrive. Tue, 02 Aug 2016 13:57:31 +1000 Hive of innovation found at Australian and NZ universities http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/361-hive-of-innovation-found-at-australian-and-nz-universities http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/361-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. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:24:34 +1000 OECD figures are not what they seem in higher education https://theconversation.com/oecd-figures-are-not-what-they-seem-in-higher-education-60786 https://theconversation.com/oecd-figures-are-not-what-they-seem-in-higher-education-60786 Geoff Sharrock writes in The Conversation on need for useful data comparisons that are in no way misleading. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:42:14 +1000 MTEM student Leanne Harrison co-authors major report on student mobility http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/359-mtem-student-leanne-harrison-co-authors-major-report-on-student-mobility http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/359-mtem-student-leanne-harrison-co-authors-major-report-on-student-mobility Current Masters student Leanne Harrison has co-authored a report to promote student mobility. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:45:46 +1000 Knowing the value, but not the cost https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/knowing-the-value-but-not-the-cost https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/knowing-the-value-but-not-the-cost Our Director Leo Goedegebuure features in this article discussing funding for Australian higher education. Mon, 30 May 2016 08:40:02 +1000 Melbourne and Tasmania sign MoU http://newsroom.melbourne.edu/news/melbourne-tasmania-sign-deliver-new-futures-regional-communities http://newsroom.melbourne.edu/news/melbourne-tasmania-sign-deliver-new-futures-regional-communities The Memorandum of Understanding signed on 17 May will lead to closer research and teaching ties. Thu, 19 May 2016 08:58:13 +1000 TAFE and VET still the Cinderella https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/live-coverage-federal-budget-2016#update-1462274324-267 https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/live-coverage-federal-budget-2016#update-1462274324-267 Our Associate Director Ruth Schubert on why the vocational education sector rarely gets a mention in the Budget. Wed, 04 May 2016 11:24:23 +1000 Reforming HELP loans: combine lower repayment thresholds with a super payment option https://theconversation.com/reforming-help-loans-combine-lower-repayment-thresholds-with-a-super-payment-option-57655 https://theconversation.com/reforming-help-loans-combine-lower-repayment-thresholds-with-a-super-payment-option-57655 Program Director Geoff Sharrock suggests another way of reforming HELP. Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:37:17 +1000 From beer to aerospace http://www.campusreview.com.au/2016/01/from-beer-to-aerospace/ http://www.campusreview.com.au/2016/01/from-beer-to-aerospace/ Associate Director Ruth Schubert on what the Australian VET sector can learn from Canada's applied research model. Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:48:49 +1100 Operating hours during the holiday period http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/353-operating-hours-during-the-holiday-period http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/353-operating-hours-during-the-holiday-period The LH Martin Institute office will close 12pm AEDT, 24 December 2015 and re-open 4 January 2016. Fri, 18 Dec 2015 11:22:26 +1100 Rebalancing VET in Victoria http://the-scan.com/2015/12/16/rebalancing-vet-in-victoria/ http://the-scan.com/2015/12/16/rebalancing-vet-in-victoria/ Honorary Fellow Brendan Sheehan reflects on the final report of The VET Funding Review. Thu, 17 Dec 2015 08:42:38 +1100 Survey of managerial and service innovations at Australian and New Zealand universities http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/351-survey-of-managerial-and-service-innovations-at-australian-and-new-zealand-universities http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/351-survey-of-managerial-and-service-innovations-at-australian-and-new-zealand-universities Call to participate in this comprehensive survey, jointly conducted by the LH Martin Institute and the AIRC. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:45:45 +1100 Investigating Quality Teaching in the Victorian VET Sector - Call for Participants http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/350-investigating-quality-teaching-in-the-victorian-vet-sector-call-for-participants http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/350-investigating-quality-teaching-in-the-victorian-vet-sector-call-for-participants Call out for participants in this important research. Thu, 22 Oct 2015 13:44:00 +1100 Review: TDA and LH Martin Institute study mission to Canada http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/349-review-tda-and-lh-martin-institute-study-mission-to-canada http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/349-review-tda-and-lh-martin-institute-study-mission-to-canada A look back at the recent TDA-LH Martin Institute study mission to Canada by Associate Director Ruth Schubert. Thu, 22 Oct 2015 11:53:03 +1100 Special edition Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management out now http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjhe20/37/5 http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjhe20/37/5 Special edition featuring papers by our Master of Tertiary Education Management graduates is now available via Routledge. Thu, 22 Oct 2015 11:30:44 +1100 Bullying in regional universities is a serious problem that needs addressing https://theconversation.com/bullying-in-regional-universities-is-a-serious-problem-that-needs-addressing-49142 https://theconversation.com/bullying-in-regional-universities-is-a-serious-problem-that-needs-addressing-49142 Head of Psychological and Clinical Sciences at Charles Darwin, and MTEM alumnus, Tim Skinner on bullying in regional universities. Mon, 19 Oct 2015 09:19:33 +1100 After Pyne flop, Australia's tertiary sector needs a redesign http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/after-pyne-flop-australias-tertiary-sector-needs-a-redesign/story-e6frgcko-1227559406569 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/after-pyne-flop-australias-tertiary-sector-needs-a-redesign/story-e6frgcko-1227559406569 LH Martin Institute Director Leo Goedegebuure and Melbourne CSHE Director Richard James on the way forward for Australia's tertiary education. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:21:50 +1100 OECD comparisons don't prove our unis are underfunded https://theconversation.com/oecd-comparisons-dont-prove-our-unis-are-underfunded-47412 https://theconversation.com/oecd-comparisons-dont-prove-our-unis-are-underfunded-47412 Program Director Geoff Sharrock questions claims that Australia's unis are among the lowest funded in the OECD. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:25:21 +1100 Stimulus paper on shared leadership now available http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/344-stimulus-paper-on-shared-leadership-now-available http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/344-stimulus-paper-on-shared-leadership-now-available Read the Leadership Foundation's latest stimulus paper on shared leadership, co-written by our Program Director Heather Davis. Wed, 16 Sep 2015 09:19:39 +1000 Congratulations Dr Stephen Weller http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/343-congratulations-dr-stephen-weller http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/343-congratulations-dr-stephen-weller Australian Catholic University Chief Operating Officer Dr Stephen Weller wins 2015 Award for Excellence in Leadership Wed, 09 Sep 2015 12:12:39 +1000 Women in the Science Research Workforce - report now available on our website http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/documents/publications/wmn-in-sci-rsrch-rprt-web-070915.pdf http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/documents/publications/wmn-in-sci-rsrch-rprt-web-070915.pdf The report aims to enhance understanding of patterns of disadvantage with women's participation in the science research workforce. Mon, 07 Sep 2015 16:10:55 +1000 Should universities have to pay back unpaid student debts? https://theconversation.com/should-universities-have-to-pay-back-unpaid-student-debts-46028 https://theconversation.com/should-universities-have-to-pay-back-unpaid-student-debts-46028 Program Director Geoff Sharrock writing in The Conversation. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:28:06 +1000 We have moved! http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/340-we-have-moved http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/340-we-have-moved The LH Martin Institute has relocated to the Elisabeth Murdoch Building, University of Melbourne. Fri, 14 Aug 2015 08:47:50 +1000 Office closure on Friday, 31 July 2015 http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/339-office-closure-on-friday-31-july-2015 http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/339-office-closure-on-friday-31-july-2015 To facilitate our move to a new premises, the LH Martin Institute office will be closed in the afternoon of Friday, 31 July 2015 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:56:16 +1000 LH Martin Institute partners with Australian Innovation Research Centre http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/338-lh-martin-institute-partners-with-australian-innovation-research-centre http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/338-lh-martin-institute-partners-with-australian-innovation-research-centre Agreement aimed at furthering innovation across the Australian tertiary education sector. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:44:10 +1000 Findings and related documents from Vocations project available http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/events/166-vocations-the-link-between-post-compulsory-education-and-the-labour-market http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/events/166-vocations-the-link-between-post-compulsory-education-and-the-labour-market Implications of the three-year Vocations project on the links between qualifications and the labour market Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:28:53 +1000 Global and National Trends Symposium 2015: Policy Decisions and Impacts on Vocational Education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/336-global-and-national-trends-symposium-2015-policy-decisions-and-impacts-on-vocational-education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/336-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. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 13:16:58 +1000 Who should go to university? Everyone, or just enough people to fill skilled jobs? http://theconversation.com/who-should-go-to-university-everyone-or-just-enough-people-to-fill-skilled-jobs-40007 http://theconversation.com/who-should-go-to-university-everyone-or-just-enough-people-to-fill-skilled-jobs-40007 Director Leo Goedegebuure on the responsibilities of universities in creating a competitive, innovative society. Fri, 05 Jun 2015 10:03:29 +1000 Why closing the Office of Learning and Teaching is wrong http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/opinion/why-closing-the-office-of-learning-and-teaching-is-wrong/story-e6frg9if-1227380148945 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/opinion/why-closing-the-office-of-learning-and-teaching-is-wrong/story-e6frg9if-1227380148945 Our Senior Honorary Fellow writes in The Australian about the government's decision to close the Office of Learning and Teaching. Thu, 04 Jun 2015 09:16:23 +1000 Positions vacant http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/331-positions-vacant http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/331-positions-vacant We are looking to fill two Program Officer roles within the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education. Thu, 28 May 2015 16:01:28 +1000 LH Martin Institute looks to Latin America to strengthen our research and engagement http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/330-lh-martin-institute-looks-to-latin-america-to-strengthen-our-research-and-engagement http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/330-lh-martin-institute-looks-to-latin-america-to-strengthen-our-research-and-engagement A review of Associate Director Ruth Schubert's trip to Latin America as part of a Victorian Government trade mission. Thu, 28 May 2015 10:08:00 +1000 Use super contributions to repay student loans https://theconversation.com/use-super-contributions-to-repay-student-loans-40759 https://theconversation.com/use-super-contributions-to-repay-student-loans-40759 Geoff Sharrock suggests using compulsory superannuation contributions as a way of repaying HELP loans and reduce debt. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:30:23 +1000 LH Martin Institute strengthens ties with Vietnam http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/328-lh-martin-institute-strengthens-ties-with-vietnam http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/328-lh-martin-institute-strengthens-ties-with-vietnam A review of Program Director Heather Davis' recent visit to Vietnam. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:46:05 +1000 Office hours during Easter long weekend http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/327-office-hours-during-easter-long-weekend http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/327-office-hours-during-easter-long-weekend Our office will be closed Friday, 3 April to Tuesday, 7 April. We will re-open on Wednesday, 8 April. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:35:02 +1100 Submission to the VET Reform Taskforce http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/326-submission-to-the-vet-reform-taskforce http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/326-submission-to-the-vet-reform-taskforce The LH Martin Institute made a submission to the national VET Reform Taskforce as part of its Review of Training Packages and Accredited Courses. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:27:26 +1100 Profiling diversity of Australian VET providers http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/325-profiling-diversity-of-australian-vet-providers http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/325-profiling-diversity-of-australian-vet-providers The LH Martin Institute is leading a major research project on the nature and diversity of the Australian VET industry. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:53:00 +1100 Happy lunar new year! http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/324-happy-lunar-new-year http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/324-happy-lunar-new-year The LH Martin Institute wishes all colleagues celebrating a happy lunar new year. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:48:02 +1100 Market caps would limit $100,000 university degrees https://theconversation.com/market-caps-would-limit-100-000-university-degrees-37219 https://theconversation.com/market-caps-would-limit-100-000-university-degrees-37219 Geoff Sharrock questions Senator Xenophon’s claim that $100k degrees would “look cheap” under market caps. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:01:33 +1100 Job opportunity: Associate Professor http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/322-job-opportunity-associate-professor http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/322-job-opportunity-associate-professor The Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, where the LH Martin Institute is based, is looking for an Associate Professor. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:44:25 +1100 Job opportunity: Program Officer http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/321-job-opportunity-program-officer http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/321-job-opportunity-program-officer The Melbourne CSHE, where the LH Martin Institute is based, is looking for a Program Officer to support delivery of its programs. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:26:20 +1100 Job opportunity: Executive Assistant http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/320-job-opportunity-executive-assistant http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/320-job-opportunity-executive-assistant The Melbourne CSHE is looking for an Executive Assistant to support the Centre Manager and two Professors. Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:09:48 +1100 Office hours during holiday period http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/319-office-hours-during-holiday-period http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/319-office-hours-during-holiday-period Our office will close from 1.00pm AEDST, 24 December 2014 and re-open 5 January 2015. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:52:22 +1100 Bill a dead parrot looking for Lazarus http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/bill-a-dead-parrot-looking-for-lazarus/story-e6frgcko-1227144450801?nk=08d83996b8848a6e171e8cf1c1f90e35 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/bill-a-dead-parrot-looking-for-lazarus/story-e6frgcko-1227144450801?nk=08d83996b8848a6e171e8cf1c1f90e35 Writing in The Australian, Geoff Sharrock outlines why the Pyne reforms have failed to fly. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 11:58:30 +1100 Labor’s ‘$100,000 degree’ projections are misleading https://theconversation.com/labors-100-000-degree-projections-are-misleading-34663 https://theconversation.com/labors-100-000-degree-projections-are-misleading-34663 Writing for The Conversation, Geoff Sharrock queries the ALP's scare campaign arithmetic Thu, 04 Dec 2014 11:57:04 +1100 The LH Martin Institute is seeking to appoint an Associate Director http://jobs.staff.unimelb.edu.au/ci/en/job/1-884817/associate-director-lh-martin-institute http://jobs.staff.unimelb.edu.au/ci/en/job/1-884817/associate-director-lh-martin-institute The successful applicant will be responsible for furthering stakeholder engagement as well as ensuring the suite of activities developed are meeting the needs of senior leaders and managers in the tertiary education sector. Excellent leadership and negotiating skills are essential. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:28:53 +1100 ATEM Bass Panel Discussion Event - The Changing Higher Education Workplace http://www.atem.org.au/professional-development/v/2014-11-24/the-changing-higher-education-workplace-panel-discussion-24-11-14-melbourne?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ATEM+Bass+Panel+Discussion+Event+-+The+Changing+Higher+Education+Workplace&utm_content=A http://www.atem.org.au/professional-development/v/2014-11-24/the-changing-higher-education-workplace-panel-discussion-24-11-14-melbourne?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ATEM+Bass+Panel+Discussion+Event+-+The+Changing+Higher+Education+Workplace&utm_content=A The ATEM Bass Region are very pleased to announce our next panel discussion event - The Changing Higher Education Workplace - Monday 24th November, 2014 Panel Chair: Fiona Ellis, Director Students Group, RMIT University Panel Members: Dr Lindsay McMillan, Managing Director, Converge International, Ms Joanne Tyler, Director, Careers and Employment, Monash University, Professor Leo Goedegebuure, Director, LH Martin Institute Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:40:25 +1100 Million dollar degree payoffs: how real are they? https://theconversation.com/million-dollar-degree-pay-offs-how-real-are-they-32858 https://theconversation.com/million-dollar-degree-pay-offs-how-real-are-they-32858 Writing in The Conversation, Geoff Sharrock finds that the graduate earnings premium is less than has been claimed. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:45:51 +1100 Submission to the Senate inquiry http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/313-submission-to-the-senate-inquiry http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/313-submission-to-the-senate-inquiry Geoff Sharrock's submission to the Senate committee inquiry into government plans for higher education supports some but not all of the Pyne reforms. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:33:53 +1100 The best compromise for HELP loan interest rates https://theconversation.com/the-best-compromise-for-help-loan-interest-rates-31727 https://theconversation.com/the-best-compromise-for-help-loan-interest-rates-31727 Writing in The Conversation, Geoff Sharrock argues against a bond rate on HELP loans. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:43:46 +1000 And the winner is... http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/professional-development-programs/short-courses http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/professional-development-programs/short-courses Congratulations to Lorraine Denny who won the LH Martin Institute booth prize of a free short course at the LH Martin Institute. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:58:10 +1000 Congratulations http://www.atem.org.au/blog/2014-09-06/weekend-update-34 http://www.atem.org.au/blog/2014-09-06/weekend-update-34 The LH Martin Institute would like to congratulate all winners and highly commended awardees from the recent ATEM / Campus Review Best Practice Awards presented at the 2014 Tertiary Education Managers Conference in Cairns. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:53:43 +1000 Higher education reforms face mounting odds http://www.afr.com/p/national/education/higher_education_reforms_face_mounting_ngSodQzc7Up77uVBNDU7qI http://www.afr.com/p/national/education/higher_education_reforms_face_mounting_ngSodQzc7Up77uVBNDU7qI Writing in the Australian Financial Review, Geoff Sharrock argues for a modifed version of the proposed higher education reforms now being considered in Parliament. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:50:26 +1000 VET funding in Australia and the role of TAFE http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/308-vet-funding-in-australia-and-the-role-of-tafe http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/308-vet-funding-in-australia-and-the-role-of-tafe Peter Noonan's speech at the TAFE Directors Australia conference earlier this week illustrates the problems with the State and Federal divide on funding for Vocational Education. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 08:37:16 +1000 Fee deregulation is not the only answer for universities http://theconversation.com/fee-deregulation-is-not-the-only-answer-for-universities-30968 http://theconversation.com/fee-deregulation-is-not-the-only-answer-for-universities-30968 Leo Goedegebuure joins the debate on the higher education bill introduced to parliament last week. If political bartering can result in some sort of compromise, there is potential for the higher education sector to move forward. How to go about this remains an open question. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:01:54 +1000 Corrections on the Fairfax article “Leaked modelling forecasts massive windfalls for top unis” http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/306-corrections-on-the-fairfax-article-leaked-modelling-forecasts-massive-windfalls-for-top-unis http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/306-corrections-on-the-fairfax-article-leaked-modelling-forecasts-massive-windfalls-for-top-unis It’s disappointing that the reporter of the article published this morning has only selectively chosen the most sensational numbers and not reported on the more realistic scenarios and below is an account of what really happened. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:47:46 +1000 Critics of vocational education tend to overlook the positives http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/critics-of-vocational-education-tend-to-overlook-the-positives/story-e6frgcjx-1227037758764# http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/critics-of-vocational-education-tend-to-overlook-the-positives/story-e6frgcjx-1227037758764# Brendan Sheehan, Honorary Senior Fellow of the Institute argues VET must surely be the most officially inquired into, reported and advised on — and “reformed” — activity in Australia. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:44:09 +1000 TAFE the essential ingredient - By Brendan Sheehan http://www.aeufederal.org.au/Publications/TATT/Win14p13-15.pdf http://www.aeufederal.org.au/Publications/TATT/Win14p13-15.pdf In April 2012, the Victorian Coalition government, building on the skills reform initiative of tis Labor predecessor, unleashed its own radica model of vocational education and training (VET) maket reforms. Most commentators predicated that these reforms would undermine the TAFE sector and, with it, the whole VET system. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:33:31 +1000 Fee hikes not inevitable http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/fee-hikes-not-inevitable/story-e6frgcjx-1227024670308 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/fee-hikes-not-inevitable/story-e6frgcjx-1227024670308 Leo Goedegebuure, Director of the LH Martin Institute, has been quote in The Australian; "average fees of just $10,000 were more than plausible". Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:55:18 +1000 A “Memo from Machiavelli” on higher education reform by Geoff Sharrock http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/302-a-memo-from-machiavelli-on-higher-education-reform-by-geoff-sharrock http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/302-a-memo-from-machiavelli-on-higher-education-reform-by-geoff-sharrock Geoff Sharrock presents some "advice from Machiavelli" to the Senate about higher education reforms. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:18:18 +1000 Fair’s fair: drop subsidy cuts, keep lower HELP threshold http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/fairs-fair-drop-subsidy-cuts-keep-lower-help-threshold/story-e6frgcko-1227022119159 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/fairs-fair-drop-subsidy-cuts-keep-lower-help-threshold/story-e6frgcko-1227022119159 Writing in The Australian, Geoff Sharrock argues against the Budget subsidy cuts. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:13:46 +1000 HELP debt risks for female graduates http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/christopher-pynes-odd-concept-of-fairness/story-e6frgcjx-1226990119307 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/christopher-pynes-odd-concept-of-fairness/story-e6frgcjx-1226990119307 Writing in The Australian, Geoff Sharrock highlights the HELP debt risks for female graduates after the Budget’s subsidy cuts. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 14:26:30 +1000 Make no mistake: TAFE as we know it is definitely at risk http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/retired-tafe-chief-jeff-gunningham-blasts-reform-bungle/story-e6frgcjx-1226997858268?nk=bcd541fe5cd24c208c7387deb8f2a4bc#mm-premium http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/retired-tafe-chief-jeff-gunningham-blasts-reform-bungle/story-e6frgcjx-1226997858268?nk=bcd541fe5cd24c208c7387deb8f2a4bc#mm-premium Read comments from interview with LH Martin Institute Fellow Jeff Gunningham in The Australian this week on TAFE reform? Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:05:56 +1000 Regional educators fear TAFE changes http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bushtelegraph/tafe-changes/5601786 http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bushtelegraph/tafe-changes/5601786 Dr Ruth Schubert provided the background for this ABC Report Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:08:38 +1000 The LH Martin Institute is a leading partner of the RHEDI programme http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/297-the-lh-martin-institute-is-a-leading-partner-of-the-rhedi-programme http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/297-the-lh-martin-institute-is-a-leading-partner-of-the-rhedi-programme The LH Martin Institute, based at The University of Melbourne, and the department of business administration, Lund University, Sweden, are the two Leading Partners of the RHEDI programme, funded through the Swedish Development Cooperation Agency, (Sida) and currently administrated through Santrust in South Africa. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:08:53 +1000 TAFE forced into higher education markets http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/tafe-forced-into-higher-ed-markets/story-e6frgcjx-1226978202815?nk=4454c6cec40ede0ec2788d4b752c6c66 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/tafe-forced-into-higher-ed-markets/story-e6frgcjx-1226978202815?nk=4454c6cec40ede0ec2788d4b752c6c66 PUBLIC TAFEs will be increasingly forced into the deregulating higher education market in order to survive as private providers take huge slices of the vocational training market, LH Martin Institute vocational expert Leesa Wheelahan has warned. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:18:40 +1000 Developing Collective Leadership in Higher Education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/295-developing-collective-leadership-in-higher-education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/295-developing-collective-leadership-in-higher-education Leadership scholars from the UK and further afield are meeting in July to advance theories and practice for the development of leadership capacities. Dr Heather Davis, Program Director – Awards at the LH Martin Institute is leading a symposium intent on furthering understandings of challenges for collective leadership development in higher education. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:55:29 +1000 Students vs Taxpayers https://theconversation.com/students-versus-taxpayers-decoding-the-pyne-hockey-script-27985 https://theconversation.com/students-versus-taxpayers-decoding-the-pyne-hockey-script-27985 In an article for The Conversation on “students versus taxpayer's” Geoff Sharrock takes a critical look at how the government’s funding cuts are being sold Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:23:24 +1000 How University Leaders Communicate Spending Cuts http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/9gIct8iWfGWF38FpH7Qs/full http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/9gIct8iWfGWF38FpH7Qs/full The Australian HES reports on Geoff Sharrock's recent article in the Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management about how university leaders communicate spending cuts. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:14:44 +1000 Moral Hazard https://theconversation.com/fee-deregulation-and-the-hazards-of-help-27521 https://theconversation.com/fee-deregulation-and-the-hazards-of-help-27521 Geoff Sharrock discusses the "moral hazard" implications of deregulating university fees in The Conversation Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:06:49 +1000 Saudi Academic Leaders in Australia http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/290-saudi-academic-leaders-in-australia http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/290-saudi-academic-leaders-in-australia Twenty academic leaders from universities across Saudi Arabia were in Australia last week taking part in a Saudi Academic Leadership Centre program at the LH Martin Institute. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:00:59 +1000 Rising up against the pollie folly http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/rising-up-against-the-pollie-folly/story-e6frgcko-1226924143987 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/rising-up-against-the-pollie-folly/story-e6frgcko-1226924143987 In the light of last week’s budget it appears if Australia is to remain a world-class system, it will be one essentially based on tuition fees. How can we seriously believe that the quality and standard of our system will be maintained, let alone be enhanced, when the funding for teaching is to be cut by 20 per cent across the board and research is hit from multiple ­angles? Tue, 27 May 2014 11:45:31 +1000 Fee deregulation and HELP debts after the 2014 Budget: some scenarios http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/288-fee-deregulation-and-help-debts-after-the-2014-budget-some-scenarios http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/288-fee-deregulation-and-help-debts-after-the-2014-budget-some-scenarios Geoff Sharoock provides some more HELP debt scenarios based on the changes introduced in the May Budget, which add up to a radical experiment for Australian universities and their students. Mon, 26 May 2014 09:14:33 +1000 Geoff Sharrock calculates HELP debt scenarios after 2016 https://theconversation.com/how-much-student-debt-will-you-be-facing-post-budget-26712 https://theconversation.com/how-much-student-debt-will-you-be-facing-post-budget-26712 The Conversation has published Geoff Sharrock's calculation of HELP debt scenarios for students after 2016, in a sector with lower public subsidies and deregulated fees, based on subsidy rates released by Minister Pyne's department on Wednesday 14 May 2014. Fri, 16 May 2014 11:20:25 +1000 Seminar on the Review of the Demand Driven Funding System with Andrew Norton http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/events/139-seminar-on-the-review-of-the-demand-driven-funding-system-with-andrew-norton http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/events/139-seminar-on-the-review-of-the-demand-driven-funding-system-with-andrew-norton Recording of Seminar now avalible to download Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:38:01 +1000 Senate Inquiry on TAFE http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/253-lh-martin-institute-submission-to-inquiry-into-the-role-of-tafe http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/253-lh-martin-institute-submission-to-inquiry-into-the-role-of-tafe On Tuesday 15 April LH Martin Institute Senior Fellows John Maddock and Brendan Sheehan appeared before the Senate Inquiry on TAFE to discuss the LH Martin Institute submission. Their opening statement triggered an extensive and intense discussion with the committee. Click the title to download the opening statement and original submission. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:06:30 +1000 Seminar on the Review of the Demand Driven Funding System with Andrew Norton http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/events/139-seminar-on-the-review-of-the-demand-driven-funding-system-with-andrew-norton http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/events/139-seminar-on-the-review-of-the-demand-driven-funding-system-with-andrew-norton The CSHE and LHMI invite you to a Seminar on the Review of the Demand Driven Funding System Wednesday 16 April 2014, 1.00pm -2.30pm (AEST) Theatre 230, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Level 2, 234 Queensberry St, Carlton, Victoria, Australia. Registrations Essestial. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:22:16 +1000 Congratulations to Dong Kwang Kim and Huong Nguyen who graduate today having completed their PhD http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/283-congratulations-to-dong-kwang-kim-and-huong-nguyen-who-graduate-today-having-completed-their-phd http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/283-congratulations-to-dong-kwang-kim-and-huong-nguyen-who-graduate-today-having-completed-their-phd The Institute is very proud of Dong and Huong and wish them all the best. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:50:54 +1100 Position Vacant at the Institute http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/jobDetails.asp?sJobIDs=881859&lWorkTypeID=&lLocationID=&lCategoryID=1820&lPayScaleID=&stp=AW&sLanguage=en http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/jobDetails.asp?sJobIDs=881859&lWorkTypeID=&lLocationID=&lCategoryID=1820&lPayScaleID=&stp=AW&sLanguage=en The Institute is accepting applications for an Executive Assistant Tue, 04 Mar 2014 10:37:14 +1100 Differentiation: Africa lags (again) – Or does it? http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20140225105910811 http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20140225105910811 Universities have never been as crucial to nation states as they are today. This is because, in order to compete in the global economy, nations need their university sectors to produce and apply knowledge, and to produce knowledgeable and well-skilled workers across the skill spectrum. This much is contemporary common sense. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:49:18 +1100 Congratulations William Confalonieri http://www.itnews.com.au/News/373104,meet-the-cio-of-the-year.aspx http://www.itnews.com.au/News/373104,meet-the-cio-of-the-year.aspx Deakin University’s William Confalonieri took home the top honour at the iTnews Benchmark Awards last night, being named CIO of the Year. In a highly competitive field representing some of Australia's largest organisations, Confalonieri shone out for the vision and ambition behind his forward-thinking overhaul of student services at Deakin University, and the admiration he has inspired in colleagues and peers. William participated in the Leading Universities Program in 2013 and the Institute is thrilled by his success. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:23:09 +1100 University / business partnership to boost graduate employment https://www.universitiesaustralia.edu.au/ https://www.universitiesaustralia.edu.au/ A new agreement between Universities Australia and business groups will improve the work-readiness of university graduates, expand their job opportunities as well as enhance outcomes for employers. The agreement, formally announced during an address by Universities Australia Chair Professor Sandra Harding at the National Press Club in Canberra today, comes as the Federal Government and G 20 Ministers commit to a new target for growing the global economy by an additional two per cent. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:29:42 +1100 Upcoming programs and events http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/277-upcoming-programs-and-events http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/277-upcoming-programs-and-events This year, we offering an expanded portfolio of programs and events. Have a look at our 2014 upcoming programs and events flyer. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:48:36 +1100 2013 In Review http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/276-2013-in-review http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/276-2013-in-review We are proud to announce the release of our 2013 in Review, which outlines the highlights of 2013 for the LH Martin Institute. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:16:40 +1100 New Project: Building Societies through Research and Innovation Policy http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/275-new-project-building-societies-through-research-and-innovation-policy http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/275-new-project-building-societies-through-research-and-innovation-policy We are a partner in the new Research, Higher Education, Development and Innovation program by the Swedish International Development Agency and SANTRUST. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:04:39 +1100 The lucky winners http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/274-the-lucky-winners http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/274-the-lucky-winners Congratulations to Kate Duggan and Suzanne Crew who have won complimentary eLAMP workshop registrations! Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:26:37 +1100 Just over two weeks left to apply for our postgrad programs! http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/273-just-over-two-weeks-left-to-apply-for-our-postgrad-programs http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/273-just-over-two-weeks-left-to-apply-for-our-postgrad-programs Application closing date extended to Friday 14th February. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:25:33 +1100 Opportunity for online single subject study http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/272-opportunity-for-online-single-subject-study http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/272-opportunity-for-online-single-subject-study Try a subject from our flagship postgraduate programs as an online standalone study option or pathway into our graduate certificate program. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:15:18 +1100 Applications closing Monday 27th January http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/271-applications-closing-monday-27th-january http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/271-applications-closing-monday-27th-january Applications for our flagship postgraduate programs are closing soon. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:41:17 +1100 Holiday season operating hours http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/270-holiday-season-operating-hours http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/270-holiday-season-operating-hours We are closed from Tuesday 24 December 2013 to Wednesday 1 January 2014. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:33:23 +1100 Emerging Leaders and Managers Program (eLAMP) - where have we been and where are we going? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/269-emerging-leaders-and-managers-program-elamp-where-have-we-been-and-where-are-we-going http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/269-emerging-leaders-and-managers-program-elamp-where-have-we-been-and-where-are-we-going A report on the progress and future of eLAMP. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:23:07 +1100 Vocational course subsidies 'gamed' http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/vocational-course-subsidies-gamed/story-e6frgcjx-1226763746989 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/vocational-course-subsidies-gamed/story-e6frgcjx-1226763746989 Leesa Wheelahan thinks too many providers of dubious standard are threatening quality in VET. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 13:35:12 +1100 A half-open door: pathways for VET award holders into Australian universities http://www.ncver.edu.au/publications/2659.html http://www.ncver.edu.au/publications/2659.html A new publication by NCVER looks at effective pathways from VET to higher education to help to alleviate skill shortages. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 10:49:01 +1100 Book review: The Dawkins Revolution, 25 Years On https://theconversation.com/book-review-the-dawkins-revolution-25-years-on-19291 https://theconversation.com/book-review-the-dawkins-revolution-25-years-on-19291 Geoff Sharrock reviewed The Dawkins Revolution, 25 Years On for The Conversation. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:55:17 +1100 From MOOCs to HARVARDs: will online go mainstream? https://theconversation.com/from-moocs-to-harvards-will-online-go-mainstream-18093 https://theconversation.com/from-moocs-to-harvards-will-online-go-mainstream-18093 Geoff Sharrock writes for The Conversation on whether the hype surrounding online higher education will last. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:52:44 +1100 Rules of engagement fall short http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/rules-of-engagement-fall-short/story-e6frgcko-1226731041626 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/rules-of-engagement-fall-short/story-e6frgcko-1226731041626 Bret Stephenson comments on how US universities do things differently to facilitate student interactions with academic staff. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:02:54 +1000 Brazilian ministerial delegation visits the LH Martin Institute http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/262-brazilian-ministerial-delegation-visits-the-lh-martin-institute http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/262-brazilian-ministerial-delegation-visits-the-lh-martin-institute Representatives from the Ministry of Education's SERES unit held meetings on quality assurance. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 10:04:31 +1000 OECD reports on research and innovation released http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/261-oecd-reports-on-research-and-innovation-released http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/261-oecd-reports-on-research-and-innovation-released Two OECD reports involving the work of LH Martin Institute staff released. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:41:35 +1000 Knowledge and skills for capacity development in research and innovation http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20130811092113335 http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20130811092113335 Alan Pettigrew's typology of skills and knowledge for managing research. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 09:45:01 +1000 Students choosing university over TAFE http://www.theage.com.au/national/education/students-choosing-university-over-tafe-20130806-2rdjj.html http://www.theage.com.au/national/education/students-choosing-university-over-tafe-20130806-2rdjj.html Leesa Wheelahan said school graduates were drawn to the prestige and higher earning capacity that degrees offered. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:48:19 +1000 Videos of Tertiary Education Policy Seminars now available http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/multimedia/16-2013-tertiary-education-policy-seminars http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/multimedia/16-2013-tertiary-education-policy-seminars Did you miss our 2013 Tertiary Education Policy Seminars? Videos are now available in our multimedia gallery. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:44:17 +1000 The politics of higher education will not be the same http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/256-the-politics-of-higher-education-will-not-be-the-same http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/256-the-politics-of-higher-education-will-not-be-the-same A tribute to Grant Harman (1934-2013) by our Foundation Director, Prof. Lynn Meek. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:26:11 +1000 Queen's Birthday Honours for Chair of LH Martin Institute Executive Advisory Board http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/201306115742/queens-birthday-honours-leading-uwa-academics http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/201306115742/queens-birthday-honours-leading-uwa-academics Emeritus Prof. Alan Robson was awarded Officer (AO) of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to tertiary education. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 15:36:13 +1000 Profiling exercise provides new perspectives on Australian higher education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/254-profiling-exercise-provides-new-perspectives-on-australian-higher-education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/254-profiling-exercise-provides-new-perspectives-on-australian-higher-education The LH Martin Institute and the ACER have produced a multi-dimensional profile of every Australian university. Fri, 31 May 2013 16:16:01 +1000 LH Martin Institute submission to inquiry into the role of TAFE http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/253-lh-martin-institute-submission-to-inquiry-into-the-role-of-tafe http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/253-lh-martin-institute-submission-to-inquiry-into-the-role-of-tafe Read about our recent submission to the House of Representatives Inquiry into the role of TAFE. Mon, 20 May 2013 10:06:49 +1000 Revitalising the 'vocational' in flows of learning and labour http://www.ncver.edu.au/newsevents/webinar/2013.html http://www.ncver.edu.au/newsevents/webinar/2013.html Leesa Wheelahan will report on the findings of a three year research program during an NCVER webinar series. Thu, 16 May 2013 11:33:09 +1000 Students aren't customers...or are they? http://theconversation.com/students-arent-customers-or-are-they-13282 http://theconversation.com/students-arent-customers-or-are-they-13282 Geoff Sharrock on whether universities should see students as 'customers'. Thu, 09 May 2013 13:49:02 +1000 In Conversation: Cambridge VC urges unis to help third world https://theconversation.com/in-conversation-cambridge-vc-urges-unis-to-help-third-world-13453 https://theconversation.com/in-conversation-cambridge-vc-urges-unis-to-help-third-world-13453 Our Foundation Director and Fellow, Lynn Meek, spoke with the Cambridge VC during his Melbourne visit. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:49:14 +1000 LH Martin Institute projects pick up conference awards http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/249-lh-martin-institute-projects-pick-up-conference-awards http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/249-lh-martin-institute-projects-pick-up-conference-awards Researchers on LH Martin Institute-led projects won awards at the recent AVETRA conference. Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:31:15 +1000 Review of universities’ reporting requirements recommends move to national information repository http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/248-review-of-universities-reporting-requirements-recommends-move-to-national-information-repository http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/248-review-of-universities-reporting-requirements-recommends-move-to-national-information-repository An LH Martin review has focused on universities’ reporting requirements to DIISRTE. Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:40:19 +1100 “It took Australia to get us together”: Building East Asia’s capacity in quality assurance http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/247-it-took-australia-to-get-us-together-building-east-asias-capacity-in-quality-assurance http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/247-it-took-australia-to-get-us-together-building-east-asias-capacity-in-quality-assurance A look back at our two-week quality assurance program for colleagues from East Asia Summit countries. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:29:24 +1100 Marian Schoen appointed Deputy Director of LH Martin Institute http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/246-marian-schoen-appointed-deputy-director-of-lh-martin-institute http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/246-marian-schoen-appointed-deputy-director-of-lh-martin-institute General Manager of the Melbourne School of Engineering is our new Deputy Director. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 15:24:52 +1100 Napthine falls short: TAFE needs more than a bandaid http://theconversation.edu.au/napthine-falls-short-tafe-needs-more-than-a-bandaid-12808 http://theconversation.edu.au/napthine-falls-short-tafe-needs-more-than-a-bandaid-12808 Senior Fellow Brendan Sheehan on the structural adjustment funding for TAFEs announced this week by the new VIC Premier. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:00:21 +1100 Decoding Tony Abbott’s plans for universities http://theconversation.edu.au/decoding-tony-abbotts-plans-for-universities-12540 http://theconversation.edu.au/decoding-tony-abbotts-plans-for-universities-12540 Geoff Sharrock on what universities should expect from a Coalition government. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 09:38:12 +1100 Aus version of U-Map profiling tool to be released by LH Martin Institute and ACER http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/profile-tool-will-highlight-weakness/story-e6frgcjx-1226576501789 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/profile-tool-will-highlight-weakness/story-e6frgcjx-1226576501789 It will benchmark the scope of activity and performance between universities with similar profiles rather than focus on research. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 10:56:31 +1100 Education funding reviews are ‘Rubik’s Cubes laced with political dynamite’ http://www.afr.com/p/national/education/education_funding_reviews_are_rubik_iUBvs3Ku16OjvvNWVQZuGL http://www.afr.com/p/national/education/education_funding_reviews_are_rubik_iUBvs3Ku16OjvvNWVQZuGL Geoff Sharrock on the government's response to the base funding review (subscription required). Thu, 07 Feb 2013 12:25:28 +1100 Keep academics happy for better knowledge economy http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/241-keep-academics-happy-for-better-knowledge-economy http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/241-keep-academics-happy-for-better-knowledge-economy New book tells stories of academics around the world and their attitudes towards the profession. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:30:04 +1100 Emerging Leaders and Managers Program (eLAMP): first 2013 workshops scheduled http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/240-emerging-leaders-and-managers-program-elamp-first-2013-workshops-scheduled http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/240-emerging-leaders-and-managers-program-elamp-first-2013-workshops-scheduled An update on our groundbreaking online program. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 16:46:52 +1100 Places still available for seminar on institutional profiling and transparency. http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/seminars-conferences-and-events/96-strategic-differentiation-and-sameness-in-australian-higher-education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/seminars-conferences-and-events/96-strategic-differentiation-and-sameness-in-australian-higher-education Takes place in Melbourne on 7 February and features Frans van Vught, Andy Vann and Mike Gallagher. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:49:00 +1100 Undergraduate study: who should pay? http://theconversation.edu.au/undergraduate-study-who-should-pay-11156 http://theconversation.edu.au/undergraduate-study-who-should-pay-11156 Geoff Sharrock discusses further the two major reports looking into how university places are funded in Australia. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 10:43:35 +1100 Operational times during holiday season http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/237-operational-times-during-holiday-season http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/237-operational-times-during-holiday-season The LH Martin Institute will be closed 24 Dec 2012 until 1 Jan 2013. The office will reopen on 2 Jan 2013. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 14:01:42 +1100 Applications deadline extended for 2013 Graduate Certificate and Master programs http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/236-applications-deadline-extended-for-2013-graduate-certificate-and-master-programs http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/236-applications-deadline-extended-for-2013-graduate-certificate-and-master-programs Applications are now due Tuesday, 22 January 2013. Online info sessions to be held mid-January for interested participants. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 12:01:48 +1100 ERA results: medical research is Australia’s best https://theconversation.edu.au/era-results-medical-research-is-australias-best-11183 https://theconversation.edu.au/era-results-medical-research-is-australias-best-11183 Professorial Fellow Alan Pettigrew on ERA results announced today. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 12:51:58 +1100 Three weeks to go: applications for 2013 postgrad award programs http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/postgraduate-award-programs/overview http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/postgraduate-award-programs/overview Applications for our 2013 award programs in tertiary education management and quality assurance close 21 December. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 11:38:13 +1100 Workshops on current affairs in international education lined up for 2013 http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/233-workshops-on-current-affairs-in-international-education-lined-up-for-2013 http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/233-workshops-on-current-affairs-in-international-education-lined-up-for-2013 Three workshops surrounding the 'Asian Century' white paper to be held in conjunction with the IEAA. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 11:28:06 +1100 Check out our latest newsletter http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/0A2E6EC4C1388631/C67FD2F38AC4859C/#toc_item_4 http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/0A2E6EC4C1388631/C67FD2F38AC4859C/#toc_item_4 Reviews from the month of October and heads-up for what's to come. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 11:42:50 +1100 The end of universities? Don't count on it http://theconversation.edu.au/the-end-of-universities-dont-count-on-it-10350 http://theconversation.edu.au/the-end-of-universities-dont-count-on-it-10350 Leo Goedegebuure responses to the recent Ernst & Young report on the future of universities. Mon, 29 Oct 2012 09:41:23 +1100 Make diplomas and associate degrees better for education, work http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/230-make-diplomas-and-associate-degrees-better-for-education-work http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/230-make-diplomas-and-associate-degrees-better-for-education-work Conference in Melbourne tomorrow will discuss the future of diplomas and associate degrees within Australia's qualifications framework. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:28:29 +1100 Revitalising the 'vocational' in flows of learning and labour http://www.ncver.edu.au/publications/2535.html http://www.ncver.edu.au/publications/2535.html This discussion paper introduces the overarching concepts for the three-year research program 'Vocations'. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:08:35 +1100 Why the OECD is not always right http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/why-the-oecd-is-not-always-right/story-e6frgcko-1226498575513 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/why-the-oecd-is-not-always-right/story-e6frgcko-1226498575513 Geoff Sharrock on the limits of OECD comparisons and the Grattan Institute's Graduate Winners report. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 11:03:58 +1100 Missing links: the fragmented relation between tertiary education and jobs http://www.ncver.edu.au/publications/2554.html http://www.ncver.edu.au/publications/2554.html Report on the transitions students make in undertaking a second qualification released. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 10:49:16 +1100 Enhancing student engagement in a competitive environment http://www.acer.edu.au/highereducation/enhancing-student-engagement http://www.acer.edu.au/highereducation/enhancing-student-engagement Expansion, diversification and digitisation of higher education creating challenges for student engagement, Hamish Coates explains. Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:30:38 +1100 Public funding needs a more convincing case http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/public-funding-needs-a-more-convincing-case/story-e6frgcko-1226492348738 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/public-funding-needs-a-more-convincing-case/story-e6frgcko-1226492348738 Geoff Sharrock does not support less public funding for higher ed, but thinks better arguments are needed on the topic. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 09:41:11 +1100 How can we raise interest in STEM among minority groups? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/224-how-can-we-raise-interest-in-stem-among-minority-groups http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/224-how-can-we-raise-interest-in-stem-among-minority-groups Endeavour Award winner, Lorelle Espinosa, on how to help young latinos succeed in science, technology, engineering and maths. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 14:32:07 +1000 Our September 2012 newsletter is out http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/D2D236902C7EDFFD/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/D2D236902C7EDFFD/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ Jam-packed with insights from tertiary education leaders and experts plus news from around the world. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 10:50:07 +1000 New program to raise professionalism in tertiary education sector http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/222-new-program-to-raise-professionalism-in-tertiary-education-sector http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/222-new-program-to-raise-professionalism-in-tertiary-education-sector Groundbreaking online program for tertiary education managers launched, providing basis for credentialing of the profession Thu, 20 Sep 2012 09:37:43 +1000 Check out our newly-designed newsletter for August http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/1498858056C0DC00/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/1498858056C0DC00/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ Includes discussions on the role of diplomas in the economy and on student engagement. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 17:51:42 +1000 Ask Clive! http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/220-ask-clive http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/220-ask-clive Clive Baldock, Exec. Dean of Science at Macquarie Uni and alumnus of our Master program, is taking your questions. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 11:19:25 +1000 More speakers announced for conference on mid-level qualifications http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/seminars-conferences-and-events/77-conference-aqfs-5-6-debating-the-future-of-mid-level-qualifications-in-australia http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/seminars-conferences-and-events/77-conference-aqfs-5-6-debating-the-future-of-mid-level-qualifications-in-australia Victoria University DVC Anne Jones, AQF Council's Diane Booker and TAFE NSW's Kathy Rankin among new speakers. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 12:32:33 +1000 Our July newsletter is out now http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/D995990F21C3FA95/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/D995990F21C3FA95/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ Includes information about our new masterclass on institutional research and upcoming alumni networking events. Mon, 30 Jul 2012 16:44:00 +1000 Australia will support two further EAS Education Cooperation projects in 2013 http://minister.innovation.gov.au/chrisevans/MediaReleases/Pages/EastAsiaeducationsummitcommitstostrengtheningglobalpartnership.aspx http://minister.innovation.gov.au/chrisevans/MediaReleases/Pages/EastAsiaeducationsummitcommitstostrengtheningglobalpartnership.aspx At an East Asia Summit Education Ministers Meeting, Senator Chris Evans announced that Australia will support two further Education Cooperation projects in 2013. Mon, 09 Jul 2012 10:55:16 +1000 Our June e-Newsletter is out now http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/D9CAD123B35BB217/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/D9CAD123B35BB217/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ Features an opinion piece on VET training packages and an analysis on non-academic staffing trends. Wed, 27 Jun 2012 16:23:55 +1000 Comprehensive study of professional leaders in tertiary education now available http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/215-comprehensive-study-of-professional-leaders-in-tertiary-education-now-available http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/215-comprehensive-study-of-professional-leaders-in-tertiary-education-now-available Research into leadership competencies and capabilities of professional staff in tertiary institutions in Australia and New Zealand. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 15:31:25 +1000 LH Martin Institute to host 2012 Endeavour Award recipient from Washington DC http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/214-lh-martin-institute-to-host-2012-endeavour-award-recipient-from-washington-dc http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/214-lh-martin-institute-to-host-2012-endeavour-award-recipient-from-washington-dc Dr Lorelle Espinosa will work with Australian leaders and policymakers on access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Mon, 04 Jun 2012 11:05:36 +1000 Our May e-Newsletter is out http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/7085BD69784D8E17/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/7085BD69784D8E17/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ Features opinion pieces on academic workload models, problems in vocational education and a bit about our new Director. Mon, 04 Jun 2012 10:50:08 +1000 MTEM alumnus Clive Baldock appointed Executive Dean of Macquarie Uni's Faculty of Science http://www.mq.edu.au/newsroom/2012/05/22/professor-clive-baldock-to-head-macquaries-world-leading-science-faculty/ http://www.mq.edu.au/newsroom/2012/05/22/professor-clive-baldock-to-head-macquaries-world-leading-science-faculty/ Professor Baldock, who completed his Master of Tertiary Education Management in 2010, will commence his new role in August. Mon, 28 May 2012 10:07:53 +1000 Leo Goedegebuure is the new LH Martin Institute Director http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/211-leo-goedegebuure-is-the-new-lh-martin-institute-director http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/211-leo-goedegebuure-is-the-new-lh-martin-institute-director Previously Deputy Director, Professor Leo Goedegebuure has been appointed Director. Fri, 25 May 2012 12:02:31 +1000 New program for women in senior leadership roles http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/78-women-in-tertiary-education-leadership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/78-women-in-tertiary-education-leadership Program aims to engage senior leaders from within the tertiary sector with representatives from private companies. Thu, 24 May 2012 15:59:14 +1000 New speakers announced for Tertiary Education Leadership program http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/69-tertiary-education-leadership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/69-tertiary-education-leadership First module in Brisbane will feature QUT Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter Coaldrake and USQ Vice-Chancellor Prof. Jan Thomas. Tue, 15 May 2012 14:14:24 +1000 Kayrn Kee does Massey University, and us, proud http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/about-massey/news/article.cfm?mnarticle_uuid=DCED506A-0E39-7AD4-1868-9EEDBD78FF2B http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/about-massey/news/article.cfm?mnarticle_uuid=DCED506A-0E39-7AD4-1868-9EEDBD78FF2B Massey University policy analyst Kayrn Kee is the first Māori to graduate from our Master of Tertiary Education Management course. Thu, 10 May 2012 12:24:42 +1000 Video | Bill Massy talks to us about improving productivity in universities http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/multimedia/4-interview-bill-massy-on-improving-productivity http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/multimedia/4-interview-bill-massy-on-improving-productivity During his stay in Melbourne recently, Professor Bill Massy (Stanford), talks on camera about his approaches on improving productivity. Wed, 02 May 2012 14:47:08 +1000 LHMI and AHEIA sign agreement to deliver programs on HR and industrial relations http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/206-lhmi-and-aheia-sign-agreement-to-deliver-programs-on-hr-and-industrial-relations http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/206-lhmi-and-aheia-sign-agreement-to-deliver-programs-on-hr-and-industrial-relations Agreement will enable collaboration where both organisations' responsibilities overlap. Wed, 02 May 2012 13:39:37 +1000 Our April e-Newsletter is out now http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/691A30DBBB042C22/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/691A30DBBB042C22/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ Features opinion pieces by tertiary education leaders and experts and upcoming programs at the LH Martin Institute. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 22:56:48 +1000 Forum | Thought Leaders Series: What is Industry Currency? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/67-thought-leaders-series-what-is-industry-currency http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/67-thought-leaders-series-what-is-industry-currency Jointly hosted with the TDC, this forum is for leaders and managers in the VET/TAFE sector. Fri, 20 Apr 2012 14:48:27 +1000 Registrations closing soon for programs in May. Register today! http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/201-registrations-closing-soon-for-programs-in-may-register-today http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/201-registrations-closing-soon-for-programs-in-may-register-today Interested in attending our Leadership Programs and Short Courses in May? Register today or contact us for more information. Wed, 11 Apr 2012 15:21:52 +1000 Easter office hours http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/200-easter-office-hours http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/200-easter-office-hours The LH Martin Institute will be closed from Friday, 6 April to Tuesday, 10 April. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 09:31:44 +1000 More speakers announced for Executive Leadership & Management in Research http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/64-executive-leadership-management-in-research http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/64-executive-leadership-management-in-research Dr Amanda Caples (Vic Dept. of Business and Innovation) and Dr Geoff Garrett (Qld Chief Scientist) join the program line-up. Register today! Wed, 04 Apr 2012 10:26:14 +1000 University deregulation and the politics of funding http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/03/83-university-deregulation-and-the-politics-of-funding http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/03/83-university-deregulation-and-the-politics-of-funding Bruce Muirhead on why universities need to professionalise their relationship with government. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:02:05 +1000 Vote in our inaugural Leadership Poll! *Extended* http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/197-vote-in-our-inaugural-leadership-poll-extended http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/197-vote-in-our-inaugural-leadership-poll-extended Which is the best leadership movie you have watched? Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:29:40 +1100 The LH Martin Institute congratulates Peter Nolan, our first PhD graduate http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/196-the-lh-martin-institute-congratulates-peter-nolan-our-first-phd-graduate http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/196-the-lh-martin-institute-congratulates-peter-nolan-our-first-phd-graduate Peter Nolan received his PhD last Friday, 16 March, becoming the LH Martin Institute's first PhD graduate since its inception in 2008. Wed, 28 Mar 2012 11:27:59 +1100 Higher education analysis on student and teaching staff trends http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/03/81-student-and-teaching-staff-trends-in-selected-australian-universities http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/03/81-student-and-teaching-staff-trends-in-selected-australian-universities Frank Larkins analyses how nine Australian universities coped with student growth. Wed, 28 Mar 2012 09:19:56 +1100 Insights Blog | Formal academic workload allocation models: An agnostic’s pragmatic perspective http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/03/82-formal-academic-workload-allocation-models-an-agnostics-pragmatic-perspective http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/03/82-formal-academic-workload-allocation-models-an-agnostics-pragmatic-perspective Professor Mike Ewing doesn't believe in formal workload allocation models--and tells us why. Tue, 27 Mar 2012 16:33:27 +1100 Insights Blog | Women, choice and promotion: why women are still a minority in the professoriate http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/03/80-women-choice-and-promotion-why-women-are-still-a-minority-in-the-professoriate http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/03/80-women-choice-and-promotion-why-women-are-still-a-minority-in-the-professoriate Dr Joanne Pyke investigates women's aspirations for promotion in academia. Tue, 27 Mar 2012 10:04:16 +1100 Insights Blog | New Zealand's Tertiary Educational Performance Indicators http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/03/79-new-zealands-tertiary-educational-performance-indicators http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/03/79-new-zealands-tertiary-educational-performance-indicators Vice-Chancellor of Massey University, Hon. Steve Maharey, on whether current indicators actually measure what their names suggest. Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:38:42 +1100 Leadership program | Executive Leadership & Management in Research http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs Starts in May. Register today! Tue, 20 Mar 2012 10:21:13 +1100 Leadership program | Executive Leadership & Management in International Education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/65-executive-leadership-management-in-international-education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/65-executive-leadership-management-in-international-education Starts in May. Register today! Mon, 19 Mar 2012 10:12:38 +1100 Short course | Budgeting and Financial Management for Tertiary Education Management http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/specialist-short-courses/33-budgeting-financial-management-for-tertiary-education-managers http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/specialist-short-courses/33-budgeting-financial-management-for-tertiary-education-managers Includes discussions on current funding issues in the sector and alternative budgeting techniques. Register today! Tue, 13 Mar 2012 10:29:13 +1100 Our February e-Newsletter is out http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-and-media/enewsletter http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-and-media/enewsletter Includes new Insights blog posts, information on the LH Martin Award for Excellence in Leadership and upcoming programs and events. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 16:29:58 +1100 Insights blog | Women and Work in Australia http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/02/78-women-and-work-in-australia http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/02/78-women-and-work-in-australia Mary Leahy on the barriers for women's progression in universities (and other employers). Wed, 29 Feb 2012 10:07:08 +1100 Insights blog | New survey adds to our knowledge of qualifications and work http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/02/76-new-survey-adds-to-our-knowledge-of-qualifications-and-work http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/02/76-new-survey-adds-to-our-knowledge-of-qualifications-and-work Dr Nick Fredman on the links between people’s qualifications and their working lives. Tue, 28 Feb 2012 09:34:52 +1100 Insights blog | Assuring the quality of New Zealand universities http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/02/77-assuring-the-quality-of-new-zealand-universities http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/02/77-assuring-the-quality-of-new-zealand-universities Penny Fenwick and Dr Jan Cameron write on our blog about the unique quality assurance model adopted in New Zealand. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 15:16:18 +1100 How should academic staffing trends be analysed? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/02/75-how-should-academic-staffing-trends-be-analysed http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/02/75-how-should-academic-staffing-trends-be-analysed Professor Frank Larkins' response to an assertion that his earlier analysis on staffing trends was inaccurate. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 11:34:34 +1100 The LH Martin Award for Excellence in Leadership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/183-the-lh-martin-award-for-excellence-in-leadership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/183-the-lh-martin-award-for-excellence-in-leadership An award for those who challenges current thinking, inspires, motivates and forms strong teams, and communicates a vision. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 12:16:31 +1100 Overview of 2012 programs, events and projects now available http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/userfiles/files/about-us/LHMI-Overview-2012-web.pdf http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/userfiles/files/about-us/LHMI-Overview-2012-web.pdf Read our 2012 Overview booklet for an outline of current and planned activities for the year. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 14:58:49 +1100 Mergers and More: The changing tertiary education landscape in the 21st Century http://www.uv.uio.no/english/research/groups/heik/heik-working-paper-series/2012/heikwp2012_01.html http://www.uv.uio.no/english/research/groups/heik/heik-working-paper-series/2012/heikwp2012_01.html Read Leo Goedegebuure's paper on institutional mergers over the last two decades, published recently by the University of Oslo. Tue, 07 Feb 2012 09:43:26 +1100 'One campus with different goals' http://www.campusreview.com.au/blog/analysis/comment/one-campus-with-different-goals/ http://www.campusreview.com.au/blog/analysis/comment/one-campus-with-different-goals/ Dr Nick Fredman writes about the new types of provision emerging as unis, TAFEs and private providers move into each other’s territory. Mon, 06 Feb 2012 15:54:22 +1100 'Colleges would take advantage of the loans to boost fees for students' http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/education/experts-say-loan-plan-for-vocational-diplomas-will-increase-students-payments/story-fn59nlz9-1226260012662 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/education/experts-say-loan-plan-for-vocational-diplomas-will-increase-students-payments/story-fn59nlz9-1226260012662 Leesa Wheelahan on the Australian government's plan to introduce income-contingent loans for vocational diplomas. Thu, 02 Feb 2012 14:33:21 +1100 Confirmed program: Tertiary Education Leadership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/69-tertiary-education-leadership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/69-tertiary-education-leadership This program is designed for those responsible for the implementation of corporate strategy, including general and portfolio Heads/Managers. Tue, 31 Jan 2012 09:25:51 +1100 Performance-based funding, quality and institutional profiling in tertiary education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/68-seminar-performance-based-funding-quality-and-institutional-profiling-in-tertiary-education-a-comparative-study http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/68-seminar-performance-based-funding-quality-and-institutional-profiling-in-tertiary-education-a-comparative-study Free lunchtime seminar. 12-2pm, 14 February at the LH Martin Institute, Level 1, 715 Swanston St., Carlton VIC 3053. Wed, 25 Jan 2012 09:31:24 +1100 Insights blog | The New Zealand Universities' Academic Workforce Planning Project http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/01/74-the-new-zealand-universities-academic-workforce-planning-project http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/01/74-the-new-zealand-universities-academic-workforce-planning-project Kevin Seales, Director of Human Resources for the University of Otago, on the future viability of the sector’s academic workforce. Mon, 23 Jan 2012 09:09:02 +1100 Insights Blog | Quality Assurance in Hong Kong Higher Education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/01/73-quality-assurance-in-hong-kong-higher-education-an-east-west-approach http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2012/01/73-quality-assurance-in-hong-kong-higher-education-an-east-west-approach Rosalind Chan discusses how quality assurance exercises have evolved in Hong Kong higher education. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 09:46:24 +1100 Registrations now open for confirmed 2012 programs http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/174-registrations-now-open-for-confirmed-2012-programs http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/174-registrations-now-open-for-confirmed-2012-programs You can now register for all confirmed 2012 programs. Thu, 19 Jan 2012 09:45:08 +1100 Grappling with the fallout as the sectors begin to blur http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/grappling-with-the-fallout-as-the-sectors-begin-to-blur/story-e6frgcko-1226246666891 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/grappling-with-the-fallout-as-the-sectors-begin-to-blur/story-e6frgcko-1226246666891 Leesa Wheelahan writes about the blurring divide between vocational and higher education. Wed, 18 Jan 2012 17:25:35 +1100 Another 2012 program confirmed http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/specialist-short-courses/33-budgeting-financial-management-for-tertiary-education-managers http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/specialist-short-courses/33-budgeting-financial-management-for-tertiary-education-managers Budgeting & Financial Management for Tertiary Education Managers will take place 7-8 May in Sydney. Wed, 18 Jan 2012 10:32:01 +1100 Happy holidays from all of us at the LH Martin Institute http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/98DD8B8424BB663D/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/98DD8B8424BB663D/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ Please note that we will be closed on Friday, 23 December 2011 and re-open on Tuesday, 3 January 2012. Wed, 21 Dec 2011 09:56:37 +1100 Congratulations to our Master of Tertiary Education Management graduates! http://www.facebook.com/lhmartininstitute http://www.facebook.com/lhmartininstitute Photos from graduation day on December 17 are up on our Facebook page. Tue, 20 Dec 2011 09:59:20 +1100 Confirmed 2012 programs http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/169-confirmed-2012-programs http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/169-confirmed-2012-programs Information on some of our 2012 programs are now available. Wed, 14 Dec 2011 12:49:16 +1100 Leesa Wheelahan comments on the reported 'spike' in Victorian VET student numbers http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/victorian-spike-clouds-abs-figures/story-e6frgcjx-1226216479064 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/victorian-spike-clouds-abs-figures/story-e6frgcjx-1226216479064 Leesa said the available evidence suggested contestable funding arrangements hadn’t made much difference to overall training effort. Thu, 08 Dec 2011 10:09:57 +1100 Survey: Should there be a national VET professional body? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/167-survey-should-there-be-a-national-vet-professional-body http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/167-survey-should-there-be-a-national-vet-professional-body To sound out the viability and form of a professional association, the TDC has funded a scoping study which includes this online survey. Wed, 07 Dec 2011 12:37:23 +1100 Position vacant: Program and Events Assistant http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/166-position-vacant-program-and-events-assistant http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/166-position-vacant-program-and-events-assistant We are currently advertising for a new Program and Events Assistant. Applications close 31 December 2011. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 14:48:26 +1100 Women and work in Australia http://apo.org.au/guide/women-and-work-australia http://apo.org.au/guide/women-and-work-australia Mary Leahy writes about how ‘women and work’ remains an issue because the allocation of paid and unpaid work is still inequitable. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 14:17:10 +1100 November e-Newsletter out now http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/E5B3F9367B3E9F7C/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/E5B3F9367B3E9F7C/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ Final edition of the year includes some tips on working with Gen Y and an overview of recent changes faced by NZ universities. Wed, 30 Nov 2011 15:33:29 +1100 Overseas students help boost Australian universities research profile http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/11/70-overseas-students-help-boost-australian-universities-research-profile http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/11/70-overseas-students-help-boost-australian-universities-research-profile Frank Larkins' latest analysis of higher education research policy has found a significant rise in overseas students' contribution. Wed, 30 Nov 2011 09:11:04 +1100 New ways of education management: Y wait? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/11/72-new-ways-of-education-management-y-wait http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/11/72-new-ways-of-education-management-y-wait Victoria University's Jan Stevenson offers some tips on working with Gen Y. Tue, 29 Nov 2011 15:43:45 +1100 The NZ University system shifts gear http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/11/71-the-nz-university-system-shifts-gear http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/11/71-the-nz-university-system-shifts-gear Victoria University of Wellington Vice-Chancellor Prof. Pat Walsh writes about changes and challenges faced by NZ's universities. Mon, 28 Nov 2011 16:54:22 +1100 Geoff Sharrock writes on the recent University of Queensland admissions 'irregularity' http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/uq-case-seems-clear-enough/story-e6frgcko-1226197849022 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion/uq-case-seems-clear-enough/story-e6frgcko-1226197849022 Drawing parallels to a similar case in 2002, he suggests that the issues raised in the UQ case are being properly addressed. Mon, 21 Nov 2011 10:29:44 +1100 Leesa Wheelahan comments on the call to privatise TAFEs in Victoria http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/call-to-privatise-tafes-as-student-numbers-fall-dramatically/story-e6frgcjx-1226196035606 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/call-to-privatise-tafes-as-student-numbers-fall-dramatically/story-e6frgcjx-1226196035606 Leesa said it was "taking marketisation reforms to their logical conclusion". Fri, 18 Nov 2011 09:36:03 +1100 Is the quality assurance role of university academic boards symbolic or real? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/11/69-is-the-quality-assurance-role-of-university-academic-boards-symbolic-or-real http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/11/69-is-the-quality-assurance-role-of-university-academic-boards-symbolic-or-real Deakin University's Julie Rowlands questions whether academic boards are fulfilling their responsibilities for academic quality assurance. Thu, 17 Nov 2011 09:53:09 +1100 Master of Tertiary Education Management applications still open http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/postgraduate-award-programs/54-master-of-tertiary-education-management-2012 http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/postgraduate-award-programs/54-master-of-tertiary-education-management-2012 Applications for 2012 intake are now accepted up until 5 December. Apply today! Tue, 15 Nov 2011 14:52:59 +1100 Forum: Where is the knowledge in VET qualifications? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/62-thought-leaders-series-where-is-the-knowledge-in-vet-qualifications http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/62-thought-leaders-series-where-is-the-knowledge-in-vet-qualifications 5.30pm-8.00pm, 17 Nov 2011. This forum will focus on how RTOs should ensure both skills and knowledge are developed in learners/workers. Wed, 09 Nov 2011 09:24:32 +1100 Applications closing soon: 2012 Master of Tertiary Education Management http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/postgraduate-award-programs/54-master-of-tertiary-education-management-2012 http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/postgraduate-award-programs/54-master-of-tertiary-education-management-2012 Apply by Monday, 14 November. Enquiries can be directed to Program Director Dr Geoff Sharrock at gksh@unimelb.edu.au. Mon, 07 Nov 2011 09:34:42 +1100 Conference on student engagement and experience http://www.improvingstudentengagement.com/ http://www.improvingstudentengagement.com/ Presented by the Australian Council for Educational Research. 22-23 November, Novotel on Collins, Melbourne. Fri, 04 Nov 2011 16:33:42 +1100 Multisectoral education: why bother? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/10/68-multisectoral-education-why-bother http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/10/68-multisectoral-education-why-bother Prof Anne Jones of Victoria University writes on our blog about why we should consider a different type of multisectoral university. Wed, 02 Nov 2011 14:43:12 +1100 Academic Staffing Trends: At what cost to teaching and learning excellence? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/10/65-academic-staffing-trends-at-what-cost-to-teaching-and-learning-excellence http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/10/65-academic-staffing-trends-at-what-cost-to-teaching-and-learning-excellence Emeritus Prof. Frank Larkins' latest analysis reveals concerning trends in staff workloads and their impact on teaching and learning. Mon, 31 Oct 2011 09:33:48 +1100 LH Martin Institute and TDC sign MoU to further strengthen partnership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/151-lh-martin-institute-and-tdc-sign-mou-to-further-strengthen-partnership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/151-lh-martin-institute-and-tdc-sign-mou-to-further-strengthen-partnership The Memorandum of Understanding formalises existing partnership and enhances effort to improve tertiary education in Victoria. Fri, 28 Oct 2011 15:43:44 +1100 Not happy! http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/academics-are-an-unhappy-lot/story-e6frgcjx-1226177162732 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/academics-are-an-unhappy-lot/story-e6frgcjx-1226177162732 Joint research by Dr Nick Fredman found academics to be dissatisfied with senior management and higher education policies. Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:25:42 +1100 Internalising quality assurance http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/10/67-internalising-quality-assurance http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/10/67-internalising-quality-assurance Ian Gostelow writes on our blog about his grapple with quality assurance and, along the way, discovering its real meaning for education. Tue, 25 Oct 2011 14:47:33 +1100 2011 conference presentations now available http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/52-2011-conference-assessing-higher-education-performance-initiatives-and-implications http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/52-2011-conference-assessing-higher-education-performance-initiatives-and-implications Download presentations by our speakers from the conference page. Tue, 25 Oct 2011 09:35:53 +1100 Higher education in English Further Education Colleges: ‘protect and grow’ http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/10/66-higher-education-in-english-further-education-colleges-protect-and-grow http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/10/66-higher-education-in-english-further-education-colleges-protect-and-grow Martin Doel OBE writes about the increased emphasis on diversity of supply within UK higher education. Mon, 24 Oct 2011 11:28:53 +1100 Leesa Wheelahan on Victoria's skills reform announced 20 October http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/skill-reform-stoush/story-e6frgcjx-1226172111688 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/skill-reform-stoush/story-e6frgcjx-1226172111688 Leesa questions the latest changes introduced by the Coalition Government. Mon, 24 Oct 2011 09:35:11 +1100 TDA and LH Martin Institute Occasional Paper Two 2011 http://www.tda.edu.au/cb_pages/files/TDA-OCC9.pdf http://www.tda.edu.au/cb_pages/files/TDA-OCC9.pdf Joint occasional paper on the effects of higher education expansion in Anglophone countries from vocational education's perspective. Fri, 21 Oct 2011 15:04:55 +1100 Not able to make it? Follow our conference on Twitter! http://twitter.com/lhmartininst http://twitter.com/lhmartininst Conference starts at 9am AEDT on Oct 20. Join in the discussions by including #lhmiconf2011 on your tweets. Wed, 19 Oct 2011 12:18:52 +1100 Registration closing soon: Senior Strategic Leadership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/28-senior-strategic-leadership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/28-senior-strategic-leadership This program features The University of Western Australia VC Prof. Alan Robson as mentor-in-residence. Mon, 10 Oct 2011 09:52:51 +1100 Measuring complexity in higher education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/09/64-u-map-and-u-multirank-measuring-complexity-in-higher-education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/09/64-u-map-and-u-multirank-measuring-complexity-in-higher-education Linda Kristjanson writes exclusively for our blog about university performance measurement. Wed, 05 Oct 2011 17:09:46 +1100 Audio files now available: Do we need a national professional association for VET? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/60-thought-leaders-series-do-we-need-a-national-professional-association-for-vet http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/60-thought-leaders-series-do-we-need-a-national-professional-association-for-vet Denise Stevens (TDC) and Gavin Moodie (RMIT) discuss the above question. Fri, 30 Sep 2011 12:31:17 +1000 University Discipline Diversity Matters for Research Excellence http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/09/60-university-discipline-diversity-matters-for-research-excellence http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/09/60-university-discipline-diversity-matters-for-research-excellence Frank Larkins writes about the correlation between quality of research performance and the diversity of the research effort. Fri, 30 Sep 2011 09:39:22 +1000 Our September e-Newsletter is out now http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-and-media/enewsletter http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-and-media/enewsletter Featuring articles by Linda Kristjanson and Linda Butler plus Frank Larkins' latest analysis on Australian higher education research policy. Wed, 28 Sep 2011 14:11:31 +1000 Audio: Leesa Wheelahan on teacher education qualifications http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/58-teaching-at-the-vet-higher-education-interface-experts-from-the-us-and-canada http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/58-teaching-at-the-vet-higher-education-interface-experts-from-the-us-and-canada Listen to Leesa's presentation at the'Teaching at the VET - Higher Education interface: experts from the US and Canada' seminar on Sep 8. Mon, 26 Sep 2011 16:31:53 +1000 New European transparency instruments for higher education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/09/61-u-map-and-u-multirank-new-european-transparency-instruments-for-higher-education http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/09/61-u-map-and-u-multirank-new-european-transparency-instruments-for-higher-education Jon File on U-Map and U-Multirank. Mon, 26 Sep 2011 10:20:51 +1000 The Europe of Knowledge http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/09/59-the-europe-of-knowledge http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/09/59-the-europe-of-knowledge Frans van Vught writes about the EU's strategy to close the innovation gap with the USA and Japan. Mon, 19 Sep 2011 09:23:11 +1000 Geoff Sharrock to speak at Ideas and Issues in Higher Education seminar http://www.cshe.unimelb.edu.au/research/res_seminars/issues_ideas/2011/seminar_pages/Sem19Sept2011.html http://www.cshe.unimelb.edu.au/research/res_seminars/issues_ideas/2011/seminar_pages/Sem19Sept2011.html 'University missions and strategies in a mixed economy of higher learning'. Monday, 19 September at 12.30pm. Mon, 12 Sep 2011 14:34:01 +1000 Chief Scientist of Australia joins research leadership and management program line-up http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/27-executive-leadership-management-in-research http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/27-executive-leadership-management-in-research Prof Ian Chubb AC will be a guest speaker at our Executive Leadership & Management in Research program on Sep 21 in Sydney. Register today. Fri, 09 Sep 2011 17:47:35 +1000 Leesa Wheelahan comments in The Australian, 7 September 2011 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/victorias-latest-offering-aceniversity/story-e6frgcjx-1226131736146 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/victorias-latest-offering-aceniversity/story-e6frgcjx-1226131736146 Regarding partnership between Box Hill Institute and the Centre for Adult Education. Thu, 08 Sep 2011 10:56:32 +1000 Geoff Sharrock comments in the Times Higher Education, 1 September 2011 http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=417272&c=1 http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=417272&c=1 In response to a suggestion that proposals for a code of conduct arise from a pervading "status anxiety" among academics. Fri, 02 Sep 2011 15:13:42 +1000 Forum: Do we need a national professional association for VET? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/60-thought-leaders-series-do-we-need-a-national-professional-association-for-vet http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/60-thought-leaders-series-do-we-need-a-national-professional-association-for-vet Featuring speakers from the VET sector and leading professional associations. 5-8pm, 13 September 2011. Fri, 02 Sep 2011 14:33:15 +1000 Moving into Management registration deadline extended http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/31-moving-into-management http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/31-moving-into-management Registrations now close on 23 September. Apply today. Thu, 01 Sep 2011 15:04:40 +1000 LH Martin Institute and ATEM join forces in an Australian first http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/129-lh-martin-institute-and-atem-join-forces-in-an-australian-first http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/129-lh-martin-institute-and-atem-join-forces-in-an-australian-first Innovative project launched to develop on-line training modules for tertiary education management professionals. Mon, 29 Aug 2011 11:08:42 +1000 Modernizing Higher Education Programs in Europe: Not Without Tuning! http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/08/56-modernizing-higher-education-programs-in-europe-not-without-tuning http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/08/56-modernizing-higher-education-programs-in-europe-not-without-tuning How one project is helping institutions implement their Bologna targets. Fri, 26 Aug 2011 10:49:29 +1000 Thinking about SES equity http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/08/55-thinking-about-ses-equity http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/08/55-thinking-about-ses-equity Glyn Davis writes about the enduring status quo in the university sector. Wed, 24 Aug 2011 09:30:46 +1000 2010 Excellence in Research for Australia Exercise: What has been learned... http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/08/57-2010-excellence-in-research-for-australia-exercise-what-has-been-learned http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/insights-blog/2011/08/57-2010-excellence-in-research-for-australia-exercise-what-has-been-learned Frank Larkins' analysis on the outcome of the ERA in 2010. Wed, 24 Aug 2011 09:25:45 +1000 Registrations closing soon: Moving into Management http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/31-moving-into-management http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/31-moving-into-management Registrations close 2 September, unless filled earlier. Tue, 23 Aug 2011 09:19:04 +1000 Seminar: Teaching at the VET - Higher Education interface: experts from the US and Canada http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/58-teaching-at-the-vet-higher-education-interface-expert-view-from-the-us http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/58-teaching-at-the-vet-higher-education-interface-expert-view-from-the-us This seminar will discuss challenges and issues in teacher education qualifications for community college teachers in the US and Canada. Fri, 12 Aug 2011 17:05:06 +1000 Registration closing soon: Engaging with Politics, Canberra http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/specialist-short-courses/36-engaging-with-politics-the-art-and-necessity-of-government-relations http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/specialist-short-courses/36-engaging-with-politics-the-art-and-necessity-of-government-relations Registration closes on August 26. Fri, 12 Aug 2011 15:21:33 +1000 Video | Mutual Protection or Deadly Enemies? Funding Research and Funding Teaching http://youtu.be/N4_23vl-wHk http://youtu.be/N4_23vl-wHk Watch the latest seminar in the Tertiary Education Policy Seminar series. Wed, 03 Aug 2011 10:04:33 +1000 Workshop for VET professionals: 'Writing Abstracts and Papers' http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/specialist-short-courses/40-developing-a-scholarly-culture http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/specialist-short-courses/40-developing-a-scholarly-culture Gain the confidence and knowledge to write an abstract and academic paper, and learn more about the publication process. Tue, 02 Aug 2011 09:44:42 +1000 July e-Newsletter out now http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/0CB053C2C0D051FB/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ http://edfac.createsend.com/t/ViewEmailArchive/r/0CB053C2C0D051FB/C67FD2F38AC4859C/ Featuring articles on what's driving the mixed sector and an analysis on Australian higher education research policy. Wed, 27 Jul 2011 15:39:13 +1000 Call to participate: Redesign Projects for James Cook University and Australian Catholic University http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/119-call-to-participate-redesign-projects-for-james-cook-university-and-australian-catholic-university http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/119-call-to-participate-redesign-projects-for-james-cook-university-and-australian-catholic-university New, university-wide initiatives to redesign undergraduate subjects using technology-supported active learning strategies. Wed, 20 Jul 2011 15:01:01 +1000 Registrations closing soon: Enhancing Academic Workload Management http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/specialist-short-courses/34-enhancing-academic-workload-management http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/specialist-short-courses/34-enhancing-academic-workload-management Registrations close Friday, 29 July. Tue, 19 Jul 2011 14:28:31 +1000 Graduate Certificate in Quality Assurance (GCQA): Applications now open for 2012 program http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/postgraduate-award-programs/51-graduate-certificate-in-quality-assurance-2012 http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/postgraduate-award-programs/51-graduate-certificate-in-quality-assurance-2012 A comprehensive academic program for quality assurance professionals. Thu, 07 Jul 2011 14:29:21 +1000 2011 Tertiary Education Policy Seminars: A new policy architecture for tertiary education http://www.cshe.unimelb.edu.au/research/res_seminars/pub_policy/2011_Public_Policy_seminars/index.html http://www.cshe.unimelb.edu.au/research/res_seminars/pub_policy/2011_Public_Policy_seminars/index.html Jointly hosted by the CSHE and the LH Martin Institute, seminars will be held for the first time in Brisbane and Perth, in addition to the regular Melbourne based evenings throughout July, August and September. This new initiative is based on strong national interest for providing leaders from across the sector to have an opportunity to engage in these high level discussions on current policy issues with their peers. Wed, 29 Jun 2011 17:00:17 +1000 NEW | 2011 Conference: Assessing Higher Education Performance: Initiatives and Implications http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/52-2011-conference-assessing-higher-education-performance-initiatives-and-implications http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/52-2011-conference-assessing-higher-education-performance-initiatives-and-implications An International Symposium organised by the LH Martin Institute and the European Centre for the Strategic Management of Universities in the Framework of the Erasmus Mundus EU-Step Project. Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:24:08 +1000 PUBLIC LECTURE | Special guest speaker Sir David Watson, 7 July, Melbourne http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/50-public-lecture-cassandra-and-the-politicians-higher-education-and-policy-memory http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/50-public-lecture-cassandra-and-the-politicians-higher-education-and-policy-memory Sir David Watson will reflect on the current state of UK higher education policy in the light of its history since the Robbins Report of 1963. Tue, 07 Jun 2011 17:32:14 +1000 NEW REPORT | External Review of the LH Martin Institute http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/113-new-report-external-review-of-the-lh-martin-institute http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/113-new-report-external-review-of-the-lh-martin-institute In late 2010 the Institute elected to undertake a process of self assessment and external review. The intent for this was to examine progress to date and identify issues for consideration in planning the Institute’s next stage of development. Tue, 31 May 2011 16:21:47 +1000 DOWNLOAD PUBLIC LECTURE | The Great Brain Race: Rise of the Global Education Marketplace http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/49-public-lecture-the-great-brain-race-rise-of-the-global-education-marketplace http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/49-public-lecture-the-great-brain-race-rise-of-the-global-education-marketplace Professor Ben Wildavsky will discuss his new book "The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World", which explores the transformation of the global academic landscape in recent years. Mon, 16 May 2011 13:22:40 +1000 LAUNCH | Enhancing Tertiary Education 2008-2010 report http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/111-launch-enhancing-tertiary-education-2008-2010-report http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/111-launch-enhancing-tertiary-education-2008-2010-report The Enhancing Tertiary Education 2008-2010 report which documents the achievements and activities of the Institute since its inception and features the reflections and commentary from our alumni and staff was launched at a celebratory event last night. Fri, 29 Apr 2011 14:09:09 +1000 TAFE to follow American community college learning path http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/tafe-to-follow-american-community-college-learning-path/story-e6frgcjx-1226045184222 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/tafe-to-follow-american-community-college-learning-path/story-e6frgcjx-1226045184222 A/Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments in The Australian on her findings from a recent international mission to USA to review four year degrees in community colleges. Fri, 29 Apr 2011 08:52:10 +1000 Position vacant: Communications and Marketing Coordinator http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/109-position-vacant-communications-and-marketing-coordinator http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/109-position-vacant-communications-and-marketing-coordinator The LH Martin Institute is currently advertising for a new Communications and Marketing Coordinator. Thu, 14 Apr 2011 09:05:21 +1000 AEI International Education Research Policy Symposium http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/48-australian-education-international-symposium http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/48-australian-education-international-symposium Held to further the international education research policy dialogue, papers and presentations from the AEI Symposium are now available to download. Wed, 13 Apr 2011 11:07:38 +1000 Excellence in Research - where is it? http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/107-excellence-in-research-where-is-it http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/107-excellence-in-research-where-is-it Prof Alan Pettigrew, professorial fellow at the LH Martin Institute has released a new paper outlining the ERA outcomes. Wed, 06 Apr 2011 10:56:02 +1000 New Report: Mentoring for Change http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/mentoring http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/mentoring This new scholarly resource provides an overview of the latest research in mentoring for women. Prepared by Dr Jennifer de Vries, the report extends the original evidence-based framework developed to inform the design of the UAEW Mentoring Program and aims to contribute to mentoring best practice within the Australian higher education sector. Mon, 04 Apr 2011 10:28:28 +1000 Congratulations Professor Sharon Bell! http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/105-congratulations-professor-sharon-bell http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/105-congratulations-professor-sharon-bell LH Martin Institute is very proud to announce that Prof Sharon Bell, currently Senior Programs Developer and a Fellow at the Institute, has been appointed DVC Research and International at Charles Darwin University, commencing in April. Wed, 02 Mar 2011 10:35:18 +1100 New Report: Leadership and Management of International Partnerships http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/104-new-report-leadership-and-management-of-international-partnerships http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/104-new-report-leadership-and-management-of-international-partnerships International partnerships and the leadership skills required to operate these successfully are the central themes of this new LH Martin Institute report. Commissioned by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, UK, the report includes six international partnership case studies involving Australia, the UK, China and Malaysia. Mon, 28 Feb 2011 09:26:09 +1100 NCVER grant success to support better vocational pathways http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/103-ncver-grant-success-to-support-better-vocational-pathways http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/103-ncver-grant-success-to-support-better-vocational-pathways The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) has committed $825K to research into vocational pathways and the connection between education and work. Led by Associate Professor Leesa Wheelahan at the LH Martin Institute, the project also involves the University of Melbourne’s Centre for the Study of Higher Education, the Education Policy Leadership Unit, RMIT and the Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 17:05:34 +1100 New Report: Quality of Teaching in VET http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/research-and-publications/research/1-study-on-the-quality-of-teaching-in-vet http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/research-and-publications/research/1-study-on-the-quality-of-teaching-in-vet Funded by DEEWR and managed by ACE, the report has found that the VET teaching profession will need to be transformed to accommodate growing student numbers and diversity. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 16:07:35 +1100 SAF applications show TAFE could be victims or victors http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=VET&idArticle=19942 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=VET&idArticle=19942 Assoc. Prof. Leesa Wheelahan comments on joint university-TAFE funding applications, reported in Campus Review. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 15:25:09 +1100 Reality of gender equity http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=19951 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=19951 Prof. Sharon Bell writes on women's participation in higher education, in Campus Review. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 15:22:14 +1100 NCVER's integrated role http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=VET&idArticle=19803 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=VET&idArticle=19803 The LH Martin Institute's NCVER research grant success reported in Campus Review. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 15:20:05 +1100 Deal to save Carrick in doubt http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/deal-to-save-carrick-in-doubt/story-e6frgcjx-1225998316294 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/deal-to-save-carrick-in-doubt/story-e6frgcjx-1225998316294 Assoc. Prof. Leesa Wheelahan's comments on the future of the Carrick Education group reported in The Australian. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 15:18:35 +1100 More time given to develop key learning gauges http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/more-time-given-to-develop-key-learning-gauges/story-e6frgcjx-1225994474350 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/more-time-given-to-develop-key-learning-gauges/story-e6frgcjx-1225994474350 Assoc. Prof. Hamish Coates' comments on the University Experience Survey reported in The Australian. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 15:15:21 +1100 Students fail to improve their thinking, study finds http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/students-fail-to-improve-their-thinking-study-finds/story-e6frgcjx-1225991311384 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/students-fail-to-improve-their-thinking-study-finds/story-e6frgcjx-1225991311384 Assoc. Prof. Hamish Coates' comments on student learning at university reported in The Australian. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 15:13:02 +1100 Coming up, body to rank rankers http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/coming-up-body-to-rank-rankers/story-e6frgcjx-1225985832449 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/coming-up-body-to-rank-rankers/story-e6frgcjx-1225985832449 Assoc. Prof. Leesa Wheelahan comments on federal support for TAFE. Reported in The Australian. Fri, 25 Feb 2011 15:05:09 +1100 Eidos South Africa Launch & Inaugural 2011 Research Congress http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/46-eidos-south-africa-launch-inaugural-2011-research-congress http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/46-eidos-south-africa-launch-inaugural-2011-research-congress The Eidos Institute, in partnership with the LH Martin Institute, invites university member researchers, associates and affiliates to join network researchers and policy leaders on a Tour to the Eidos South Africa Launch & Inaugural 2011 Research Congress (Cape Town, 1-3 June 2011). Fri, 04 Feb 2011 10:54:09 +1100 Summit: The Future of VET Leadership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/92-summit-the-future-of-vet-leadership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/92-summit-the-future-of-vet-leadership Facilitated by Assoc Prof Hamish Coates, the Future of VET Leadership Summit will be held 24 February 2011, Melbourne and is hosted by the TAFE Development Centre. Thu, 03 Feb 2011 16:50:46 +1100 Workshop: Women's Career Development for UAEW Members and their Colleagues http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/45-new-womens-career-development-workshop-for-uaew-members-and-their-colleagues http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/45-new-womens-career-development-workshop-for-uaew-members-and-their-colleagues LH Martin Institute, in partnership with Universities Australia Executive Women, is planning a workshop on Women's Career Development for UAEW Members and their Colleagues: 24 March 2011, 10am-4pm. Mon, 31 Jan 2011 16:23:12 +1100 International Delegation to USA: Community Colleges http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/44-international-delegation-to-usa-community-colleges-reviewing-four-year-degrees-and-the-tertiary-agenda http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/44-international-delegation-to-usa-community-colleges-reviewing-four-year-degrees-and-the-tertiary-agenda TAFE Directors Australia and the LH Martin Institute are co-hosting a delegation to the USA to examine the community college system and develop international networks. Tue, 25 Jan 2011 15:53:21 +1100 New book: 'The Changing Dynamics of Higher Education Middle Management' http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/89-new-book-the-changing-dynamics-of-higher-education-middle-management http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/89-new-book-the-changing-dynamics-of-higher-education-middle-management Co-edited by Prof. V. Lynn Meek and Assoc. Prof. Leo Goedegebuure, this new book is founded on a comprehensive international comparative analysis of the evolving role of middle-level academic managers—deans, heads of department and their equivalents. Tue, 11 Jan 2011 11:42:56 +1100 First graduations: MTEM and GCQA cohorts http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/87-first-graduations-mtem-and-gcqa-cohorts http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/87-first-graduations-mtem-and-gcqa-cohorts LH Martin Institute extends its congratulations to the first cohorts of the Master of Tertiary Education Management and Graduate Certificate in Quality Assurance, who graduated this week. Thu, 16 Dec 2010 09:55:29 +1100 PhD completion seminar by Peter Nolan http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/43-phd-completion-seminar-an-evaluation-of-the-ausaid-australian-development-scholarship-program-in-china-and-mongolia-using-a-contribution-analysis-framework http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/43-phd-completion-seminar-an-evaluation-of-the-ausaid-australian-development-scholarship-program-in-china-and-mongolia-using-a-contribution-analysis-framework Monday 13 December, 11.30 – 12.30, Barbara Falk Room, 715 Swanston Street, Level 1. Peter Nolan will present an evaluation of the AusAid Australian Development Scholarship program in China and Mongolia using a Contribution Analysis Framework Fri, 10 Dec 2010 13:24:17 +1100 Delicate dance in the complex world of HR strategies http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=19509 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=19509 Prof Sharon Bell discusses the clash of perspectives on HR in higher education, presented at the ACU HR Conference. Appeared in Campus Review. Wed, 08 Dec 2010 10:23:15 +1100 New study: 'The Real Academic Revolution' http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/84-new-study-the-real-academic-revolution http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/84-new-study-the-real-academic-revolution New LH Martin Institute study 'The Real Academic Revolution' reported on in The Australian, 1 December 2010. The study identifies the pressures facing the academic workforce and outlines strategies to ensure its sustainability. Fri, 26 Nov 2010 14:56:18 +1100 Just released - 2011 Program Overview http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/83-just-released-2011-program-overview http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/83-just-released-2011-program-overview LH Martin Institute is pleased to present its 2011 program summary. Thu, 18 Nov 2010 12:33:14 +1100 LH Martin Institute Conference: presentations http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/18-2010-conference-building-australias-tertiary-education-sector-alternative-models-and-their-leadership-challenges http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/18-2010-conference-building-australias-tertiary-education-sector-alternative-models-and-their-leadership-challenges Presentations from 'Building Australia's Tertiary Education Sector: Alternative Models and their Leadership Challenges' are now available to view. Thu, 18 Nov 2010 10:53:06 +1100 Public Seminar: 'Knowledge and the Politics of Localisation' http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/25-public-seminar-knowledge-and-the-politics-of-localisation-assoc-prof-elizabeth-rata http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/25-public-seminar-knowledge-and-the-politics-of-localisation-assoc-prof-elizabeth-rata Assoc Prof Elizabeth Rata (The University of Auckland), will present this public seminar on 24 November, 2.00-3.30 pm, Melbourne. Fri, 05 Nov 2010 15:05:29 +1100 New Executive Seminar: 'Conversations with Dave Ulrich' http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/executive-seminar-series/24-conversations-with-dave-ulrich-sustaining-an-effective-workforce-hr-challenges-solutions http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/executive-seminar-series/24-conversations-with-dave-ulrich-sustaining-an-effective-workforce-hr-challenges-solutions Prof Dave Ulrich (University of Michigan; RBL Group), will present 'Sustaining an Effective Workforce: HR Challenges & Solutions', 23 November, Melbourne. Fri, 05 Nov 2010 11:05:40 +1100 Heavy hitters take top jobs http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/heavy-hitters-take-top-jobs/story-e6frgcjx-1225943936896 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/heavy-hitters-take-top-jobs/story-e6frgcjx-1225943936896 Prof Lynn Meek comments on the university/commercial sector relationship, within the context of Ziggy Switkowski and Peter Shergold's appointments as Chancellors of RMIT and University of Western Sydney respectively. Reported in The Australian. Wed, 27 Oct 2010 09:19:52 +1100 Female researchers the new shining lights http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/female-researchers-the-new-shining-lights/story-e6frgcjx-1225943930475 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/female-researchers-the-new-shining-lights/story-e6frgcjx-1225943930475 Prof Sharon Bell comments on the equal success rate for women and men in the latest ARC grant round, reported in The Australian. Wed, 27 Oct 2010 09:17:17 +1100 European Study Tour for Australian and New Zealand Senior Executives 2011 - new information http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/22-european-higher-education-study-tours-for-australian-and-new-zealand-senior-executives http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/conferences-and-events/22-european-higher-education-study-tours-for-australian-and-new-zealand-senior-executives European policies and their implementation at the institutional level are the focus of this tour, 10-16 April (Brussels-Valencia-Glasgow). Tue, 26 Oct 2010 15:36:02 +1100 Cover all bases for productivity http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/cover-all-bases-for-productivity/story-e6frgcjx-1225818583052 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/cover-all-bases-for-productivity/story-e6frgcjx-1225818583052 LH Martin Institute executive seminar speaker, Prof Bill Massy comments on how universities can improve their teaching performance. Reported in The Australian. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 13:09:21 +1100 Quality standards questioned http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/quality-standards-questioned/story-e6frgcjx-1225818578299 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/quality-standards-questioned/story-e6frgcjx-1225818578299 Prof Vin Massaro comments on the federal government's proposed indicators for university teaching quality. Reported in The Australian. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 13:03:01 +1100 TAFE reels under falling funding http://Assoc. Prof. Leesa Wheelahan comments on the challenge of meeting government targets when funding for VET is declining. http://Assoc. Prof. Leesa Wheelahan comments on the challenge of meeting government targets when funding for VET is declining. Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the challenge of meeting government targets when funding for VET is declining. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:59:48 +1100 Fund enterprises for their training needs: Skills Australia http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=14799 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=14799 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on a two-stream approach to funding VET. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:54:45 +1100 Coherence or confusion? http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=14810 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=14810 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan discusses the inconsistencies in regulatory and quality assurance arrangements for higher education and VET. Appeared in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:53:37 +1100 Private college numbers soar despite regulators' crackdown http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/private-college-numbers-soar-despite-regulators-crackdown/story-e6frgcjx-1225833598240 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/private-college-numbers-soar-despite-regulators-crackdown/story-e6frgcjx-1225833598240 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the increasing number of private colleges. Reported in The Australian. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:48:59 +1100 What glass ceiling? http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=15289 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=15289 Prof Sharon Bell discusses the state of equality in science and research. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:45:59 +1100 TAFEs take centre stage in Victorian higher education plan http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15280 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15280 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on Victoria’s new higher education report. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:44:33 +1100 The right stuff? http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15283 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15283 Prof Sharon Bell comments on the proportion of women holding senior positions at university. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:43:28 +1100 TAFE can help meet participation target http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/tafe-can-help-meet-participation-target/story-e6frgcjx-1225844479205 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/tafe-can-help-meet-participation-target/story-e6frgcjx-1225844479205 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the recommendation for Victoria to open funding to TAFE institute competitive tenders. Reported in The Australian. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:34:00 +1100 Compacts unlikely to drive real reform http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/compacts-unlikely-to-drive-real-reform/story-e6frgcjx-1225844475907 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/compacts-unlikely-to-drive-real-reform/story-e6frgcjx-1225844475907 Prof Lynn Meek comments on whether compacts will drive differentiation in the university sector. Reported in The Australian. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:29:44 +1100 Victorian higher education report: response from the sector http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15056 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15056 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on Kwong Lee Dow’s expert panel recommendations. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:28:34 +1100 AUSTRALIA: Higher education: world's most effective? http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20100312111947547 http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20100312111947547 LH Martin Institute executive seminar speaker, Prof Frans Van Vught discusses the potential of Australia's higher education sector to be the most diverse and among the most effective in the world. Appeared in University World News. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:25:40 +1100 Australian higher education system could become an international example, says expert http://www.ibtimes.com/contents/20100311/australias-higher-education.htm http://www.ibtimes.com/contents/20100311/australias-higher-education.htm LH Martin Institute executive seminar speaker, Prof Frans Van Vught's comments on the Australian government's introduction of new policy initiatives to the tertiary sector. Appeared in the International Business Times. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:17:19 +1100 Tertiary teaching workforce in need of national strategy http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=14964 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=14964 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the recommendations of the Skills Australia report. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:06:38 +1100 It's time for unified protocols http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15629 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15629 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the statement of agreement from UA and TDA on proposed unified protocols for the new tertiary sector. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:50:25 +1100 Fractured regulation threatens tertiary integration http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15626 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15626 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the impact of new tertiary sector regulations on the VET sector. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:48:36 +1100 Opportunity or opportunism? http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=15632 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=15632 Prof Sharon Bell discusses the underlying agendas of Australian higher education equity initiatives. Appeared in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:46:55 +1100 TAFE no haven for low-SES students http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15501 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15501 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan's research on the percentage of students in diplomas from a low-SES background quoted in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:45:22 +1100 Diplomas dive as students strive http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16093 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16093 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the importance of diplomas as a transition qualification. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:43:18 +1100 A new Victorian era? http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=VET&idArticle=16102 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=VET&idArticle=16102 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the federal budget VET reforms. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:41:53 +1100 Academics left off skills list despite shortage http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/academics-left-off-skills-list-despite-shortage/story-e6frgcjx-1225871255812 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/academics-left-off-skills-list-despite-shortage/story-e6frgcjx-1225871255812 LH Martin Institute research on the proportion of academics that have considered changing jobs, quoted in the Australian. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:41:18 +1100 Foundation focus applauded http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15970 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15970 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on new funding for ACE. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:39:27 +1100 Smarter apprenticeships not so smart: academics http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15968 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15968 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on accelerated apprenticeships. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:38:03 +1100 Students given no guidance http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/students-given-no-guidance-by-university-staff/story-e6frgcjx-1225867469445 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/students-given-no-guidance-by-university-staff/story-e6frgcjx-1225867469445 Assoc Prof Hamish Coates comments on his ACER 2009 Australasian Survey of Student Engagement. Reported in The Australian. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:37:17 +1100 Looking to the past to see the future http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=VET&idArticle=15882 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=VET&idArticle=15882 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan's comments from the AVETREA conference quoted in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:35:57 +1100 Guaranteed articulation at Swinburne http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15674 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=15674 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on Swinburne's guaranteed entry scheme. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:34:31 +1100 How goes the higher education revolution? http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20100625181602129 http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20100625181602129 Prof Vin Massaro discusses the lack of funding for implementing the proposed changes in the higher education sector. Appeared in University World News. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:18:02 +1100 Dawkins parachutes into revolution number 2 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16235 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16235 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on VET regulatory bodies. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:03:38 +1100 CQU looks to reinvent itself as a dual sector http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16231 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16231 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on Swinburne and Ballarat universities' dual sector discussion paper. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:59:43 +1100 Calm before the storm? http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16230 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16230 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan's research quoted in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:58:39 +1100 TEQSA: a Sherman tank riding the boundaries of higher education http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16187 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16187 Prof Vin Massaro comments on the responsibilities of TEQSA. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:53:52 +1100 Disappointed? It’s worse in Lithuania http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16186 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16186 Prof Vin Massaro comments on the government's restriction of private higher education funding growth through its capping of student fees. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:47:49 +1100 Labor rapped for failed promises http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/labor-rapped-for-failed-promises/story-e6frgcjx-1225877153449 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/labor-rapped-for-failed-promises/story-e6frgcjx-1225877153449 Prof Vin Massaro comments on whether the higher education promises of the federal government have been met. Reported in The Australian. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:44:25 +1100 Unis becoming more equitable, as applications rise http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16131 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16131 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the increase in University applicants from low SES backgrounds. Reported in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:42:07 +1100 Where do the dual sectors fit in? http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=16137 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=16137 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan discusses the position of dual sectors. Appeared in Campus Review. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:23:28 +1100 Universities facing crisis of confidence http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/opinion/universities-facing-crisis-of-confidence/story-e6frg6zo-1225942072796 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/opinion/universities-facing-crisis-of-confidence/story-e6frg6zo-1225942072796 Prof V. Lynn Meek and Prof Vin Massaro comment on the lack of university funding and increasing student:staff ratios, reported in The Australian. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 09:50:05 +1100 Pay for performance http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=17042 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=17042 Dr Peter Ewell's June insights piece reprinted in Campus Review. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:44:56 +1100 Come together http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16968 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16968 Comments from the University of Melbourne's tertiary education policy seminar, 'The Caravan Moves On: The Bradley reforms after 18 months – are they on track?', co-hosted by LH Martin Institute reported in Campus Review. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:42:02 +1100 Leading international partnerships: 7 roles for presidents http://chronicle.com/article/Leading-International-Partn/66310/ http://chronicle.com/article/Leading-International-Partn/66310/ Study on leadership in international partnerships, which involved LH Martin Institute, reported in the Higher Education Chronicle. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:39:12 +1100 Bradley, Schofield to lead implementation of quality agencies http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16915 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16915 Prof Vin Massaro comments on the interim appointments of chairs and CEOs of the proposed higher education and VET regulators. Reported in Campus Review. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:32:00 +1100 Draw the line on degrees http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/draw-the-line-on-degrees/story-e6frgcjx-1225888674661 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/draw-the-line-on-degrees/story-e6frgcjx-1225888674661 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on commonwealth funding extending to TAFE degree programs. Reported in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:29:46 +1100 The cut-price revolution http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16552 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=16552 Prof Vin Massaro comments on the Bradley review and government funding of higher education. Reported in Campus Review. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:28:45 +1100 Vice-chancellor Steven Schwartz delves into the wise and wherefores http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/vice-chancellor-steven-schwartz-delves-into-the-wise-and-wherefores/story-e6frgcjx-1225912511976 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/vice-chancellor-steven-schwartz-delves-into-the-wise-and-wherefores/story-e6frgcjx-1225912511976 Prof Sharon Bell discusses the feasibility of vice-chancellors teaching undergraduate courses. Reported in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:27:58 +1100 Bradley review for VET? http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=18084 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=18084 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan discusses the need for a more meaningful vision in VET. Reported in Campus Review. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:25:20 +1100 Putting a case for fee deregulation http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/putting-a-case-for-fee-deregulation/story-fn59niix-1225909569965 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/putting-a-case-for-fee-deregulation/story-fn59niix-1225909569965 Andrew Norton's July Insights piece reprinted in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:18:31 +1100 Equity funding could survive under Coalition http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=18029 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=18029 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on higher education under the Coalition. Reported in Campus Review. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:13:25 +1100 Across the great divide http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/across-the-great-divide/story-e6frgcjx-1225903625869 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/across-the-great-divide/story-e6frgcjx-1225903625869 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan's research findings quoted in the Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:11:11 +1100 Call for variety in academic positions http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/call-for-variety-in-academic-positions/story-e6frgcjx-1225927488469 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/call-for-variety-in-academic-positions/story-e6frgcjx-1225927488469 Assoc Prof Hamish Coates' study on 'The Real Academic Revolution', quoted in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 15:23:42 +1100 Franchise deals only a short-term fix http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/franchise-deals-only-a-short-term-fix/story-e6frgcjx-1225927492117 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/franchise-deals-only-a-short-term-fix/story-e6frgcjx-1225927492117 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on franchising arrangements between universities and TAFEs. Reported in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 15:22:45 +1100 VET’s rocky road http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=18464 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=18464 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on a VET review. Reported in Campus Review. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 15:22:03 +1100 Naming rites http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=18469 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=18469 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the naming of the ministries. Reported in Campus Review. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 15:21:03 +1100 A divided department? http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=18467 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=18467 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the reshuffled education ministries. Reported in Campus Review. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 15:19:50 +1100 Blurred sector seeking clarity http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/blurred-sector-seeking-clarity/story-e6frgcjx-1225922827069 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/blurred-sector-seeking-clarity/story-e6frgcjx-1225922827069 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan argues that TAFEs should move beyond a focus on competency-based learning. Reported in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 15:18:13 +1100 Head of the class http://www.afr.com/p/head_of_the_class_tSvY2l68keWMakILhhgdkN?hl http://www.afr.com/p/head_of_the_class_tSvY2l68keWMakILhhgdkN?hl Prof V. Lynn Meek comments on the requirements for leadership. Reported in The Australian Financial Review. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 15:13:48 +1100 Better data the key to ending disadvantage http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion-analysis/better-data-the-key-to-ending-disadvantage/story-e6frgcko-1225915518412 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion-analysis/better-data-the-key-to-ending-disadvantage/story-e6frgcko-1225915518412 Prof Elizabeth Harman's August insights piece reprinted in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 15:12:47 +1100 TAFE boards fight not over http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/tafe-boards-fight-not-over/story-e6frgcjx-1225915517066 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/tafe-boards-fight-not-over/story-e6frgcjx-1225915517066 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the Victorian government's proposed changes to TAFE boards. Reported in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 15:08:25 +1100 University and TAFE lines blur http://blogs.abc.net.au/queensland/2010/09/university-and-tafe-lines-blur-.html?site=brisbane&program=capricornia_mornings http://blogs.abc.net.au/queensland/2010/09/university-and-tafe-lines-blur-.html?site=brisbane&program=capricornia_mornings Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan interviewed by ABC Capricornia about University-TAFE mergers. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 14:41:35 +1100 Call for clarity as TAFE-uni lines blur http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/call-for-clarity-as-tafe-uni-lines-blur/story-e6frgcjx-1225912489247 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/call-for-clarity-as-tafe-uni-lines-blur/story-e6frgcjx-1225912489247 Comments from the University of Melbourne's Tertiary Education Policy Seminars, co-hosted by the LH Martin Institute and the Centre for the Study of Higher Education, reported in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 14:03:33 +1100 NSW TAFE steps up to plate http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/nsw-tafe-steps-up-to-plate/story-e6frgcjx-1225912507953 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/nsw-tafe-steps-up-to-plate/story-e6frgcjx-1225912507953 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on social equity in higher education under the Coalition. Reported in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 13:42:40 +1100 Call for quality and consistency in VET assessments http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=18599 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=18599 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan reflects on the impact of the 2008 OECD report recommendations on VET. Reported in Campus Review. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 13:32:40 +1100 University-TAFE merger points to dual sector experiment http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/university-tafe-merger-points-to-dual-sector-experiment/story-e6frgcjx-1225931066635 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/university-tafe-merger-points-to-dual-sector-experiment/story-e6frgcjx-1225931066635 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on the proposed merger between CQUniversity and Central Queensland Institute of TAFE. Reported in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 11:41:17 +1100 TAFE: big and bold but unloved http://www.theage.com.au/national/education/tafe-big-and-bold-but-unloved-20100906-14xrn.html http://www.theage.com.au/national/education/tafe-big-and-bold-but-unloved-20100906-14xrn.html Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan writes about the need for more funding, in The Age. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 11:02:03 +1100 No joy for sector in Red Book http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/no-joy-for-sector-in-red-book/story-e6frgcjx-1225937836858 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/no-joy-for-sector-in-red-book/story-e6frgcjx-1225937836858 Prof V. Lynn Meek comments on the recently released Department of Finance and Deregulation's Red Book, reported in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 10:58:31 +1100 Managers in the firing line http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion-analysis/managers-in-the-firing-line/story-e6frgcko-1225937820954 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/opinion-analysis/managers-in-the-firing-line/story-e6frgcko-1225937820954 Prof Sharon Bell discusses the new leadership challenges of Deans and their multifaceted role in the middle-ground of higher education. Appeared in The Australian. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 10:53:34 +1100 Senior Strategic Leadership Program - limited places available http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/2-senior-strategic-leadership http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/executive-education-programs/leadership-programs/2-senior-strategic-leadership This program will feature senior and dynamic leaders in the tertiary sector, senior policy advisers, analysts and political leaders. Wed, 20 Oct 2010 16:20:48 +1100 Book launch: 'Why Knowledge Matters in Curriculum: A Social Realist Argument' http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/10-book-launch-why-knowledge-matters-in-curriculum-a-social-realist-argument http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/10-book-launch-why-knowledge-matters-in-curriculum-a-social-realist-argument What should we teach in our schools and vocational education and higher education institutions? Is theoretical knowledge still important? In 'Why Knowledge Matters in Curriculum', Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan argues that providing students with access to knowledge should be the raison d’être of education. This book was launched on 11 August 2010 at the University of Melbourne. Tue, 19 Oct 2010 15:31:43 +1100 LH Martin Institute Launch http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/9-lh-martin-institute-launch http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/9-lh-martin-institute-launch On 30 August 2007, the LH Martin Institute for Higher Education Leadership and Management was launched by the Hon. Julie Bishop, Federal Minister for Education, Science and Training. Mon, 18 Oct 2010 13:40:52 +1100 Fewer gates and more revolving doors? http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=17144 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Comment&idArticle=17144 Prof Sharon Bell discusses the rationale of the Federal Government's research workforce discussion paper and encourages a rethink of the ideal research worker. Appeared in Campus Review. Wed, 01 Sep 2010 15:21:38 +1000 Tertiary unity splintered by industrial disunity http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=17132 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=17132 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan's NCVER report quoted in Campus Review. Wed, 01 Sep 2010 15:19:41 +1000 I swear I am just doing my job http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=412882 http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=412882 Dr Geoff Sharrock's journal article on " 'Hippocratic oaths' for higher education" reported in Times Higher Education. Wed, 01 Sep 2010 15:11:28 +1000 Assessing a world of learning? http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=17872 http://www.campusreview.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=News&idArticle=17872 Assoc Prof Hamish Coates' ACER-led research project for the OECD reported on in Campus Review. Wed, 01 Sep 2010 15:05:37 +1000 Sector faces 'precarious future' http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/sector-faces-precarious-future/story-fn59niix-1225909574068 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/sector-faces-precarious-future/story-fn59niix-1225909574068 Prof V. Lynn Meek comments on the future of university funding. Reported in The Australian. Fri, 13 Aug 2010 17:56:24 +1000 TAFEs hope to boost support by capitalising on hung parliament http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/tafes-hope-to-boost-support-by-capitalising-on-hung-parliament/story-fn59niix-1225909563126 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/tafes-hope-to-boost-support-by-capitalising-on-hung-parliament/story-fn59niix-1225909563126 Assoc Prof Leesa Wheelahan comments on funding for regional TAFEs. Reported in The Australian. Fri, 13 Aug 2010 16:54:15 +1000 Tertiary Education Policy Seminars 2010 http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/1-tertiary-education-policy-seminars-2010 http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/news-updates/latest-news-updates/1-tertiary-education-policy-seminars-2010 The CSHE and LH Martin Institute presented the University of Melbourne's annual Tertiary Education Policy Seminars: Realising the national vision for tertiary education. Featuring leading researchers, commentators and policy-makers from across Australia's tertiary education sector, the seminars are now available to view online. Thu, 01 Jan 1970 10:00:00 +1000