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According to an Essential Poll released on Budget day, nearly four-fifths of Australians – 79 per cent – reject the proposition that universities should be able to set course fees at any level they want.
by Kim Carr - 20/05/2015 - 3 comments
If your state happens to be in the bottom percentile this does not mean that it is underperforming; it could simply be that everyone is doing really well, just like our Chinese students!
by John Töns - 13/05/2015 - 4 comments
With the return of Parliament this week, Christopher Pyne has vowed to once again put his failed plan for $100,000 university degrees before the parliament for a third time.
by Amanda Rishworth - 12/05/2015 - 18 comments
While such an advantage might appear minor, in relation to highly sought after university courses like medicine and law one or two points can be decisive.
by Kevin Donnelly - 7/05/2015 - 6 comments
The senate has done taxpayers and students a favour by throwing out government legislation to de-regulate universities, which would have allowed them to set their own fees.
by Mike Pope - 1/05/2015 - 9 comments
When you include all forms of government funding – state and federal – Victorian Catholic schools still operate on 10% less resources than government schools.
by Stephen Elder - 20/04/2015 - 23 comments
On the surface, this is a fine epithet to attach to any profession – you do what you do because you want to do it.Yet other professions do not expect similar levels of extracurricular zeal and sappy self-sacrifice.
by Jemma Ward - 14/04/2015 - 14 comments
This data indicates that parents appear to be recognising My School's NAPLAN results only tell a small part of a school's story and perhaps what parents really want to know about a school isn't currently available on the site.
by David Robertson - 7/04/2015
To those associated with the sectarian discourse surrounding a vote to forever legislate Catholic school funding at 25% of the cost of a state school education I say, stop looking for an argument and study the facts.
by Stephen Elder - 1/04/2015 - 17 comments
The issues with implementing the Gonski school funding model
by Kevin Donnelly - 12/03/2015 - 7 comments
The Abbott Liberal Government needs to reverse their short-sighted budget cut to career guidance to ensure that Australian job seekers have the best information available.
by Amanda Rishworth - 2/03/2015 - 5 comments
But what exactly does the NSW Department mean by community engagement? The language seems to suggest a genuine partnership between schools and communities, however experience makes me hesitate.
by Philip Roberts - 17/02/2015 - 2 comments


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