Applying the Consumer Price Index (CPI) to tertiary student loans would significantly increase the cost to taxpayers according to a submission to the Senate inquiry on higher education. The federal government has suggested it would apply CPI to student loans...

For a second week running Australia's vocational education system attracted bad press, but also the injection of some fresh ideas on how to reform the troubled sector. The fallout from the release of the Australian government's review into initial teacher training was also...

Dan Carr Policy Associate

This week we count down to the NSW election as the education announcements roll in, and cover reports on some of the serious problems blighting Victorian private vocational education and training (VET). As for whether NSW can claim the title of "Education...

Jacqueline Magee Policy Manager

As part of their bid for reelection in March, the NSW Government has promised to reskill 320 maths and science teachers and provide additional tertiary entry points for secondary students studying Asian languages. A report for the NSW Business Chamber...

After a month examining four big themes in education, this weekend we resume our regular EduWeek updates. If you missed our Summer Series you can still find our analysis of the state of play in teacher quality, school autonomy, parent...

Dan Carr Policy Associate
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