National Priorities Pool 2018

The Department of Education and Training has commissioned the following four projects through the 2018 National Priorities Pool. These projects will be managed through the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE). For further information about these projects, please contact Curtin University directly.

University

Project name

2018 Funding

Specified National Projects

Curtin University

National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education

The National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) is funded by the department and will continue to be hosted by Curtin University through to the end of 2022. NCSEHE's purpose is to inform public policy design and implementation, and institutional practice, in order to improve higher education access, participation, retention and success for marginalised and disadvantaged people.

$4,500,000

Curtin University

Equity Fellows

This project will continue to the existing Equity Fellows Program for two years to 2020. The project will deliver world class research outcomes and develop the research and knowledge transfer skills of both equity researchers and equity practitioners. Fellowships will be targeted to address priority equity issues, with a specific focus on emerging regional and remote issues.

$1,500,000

Curtin University

Higher education careers advice for low SES students

Curtin University will invite proposals from Table A universities through a competitive grant process for a project to explore higher education careers advice for low SES students, including low SES Indigenous students and low SES regional, rural and remote students.

$300,000

Curtin University

Key influencers of low SES students

Curtin University will invite proposals from Table A universities through a competitive grant process for a project to examine the key influencers of low SES students, low SES regional, rural and remote students, and low SES Indigenous students towards higher education pathways and career choices.

$600,000

2018 National Priorities Pool Expressions of Interest (EOI) currently open to all Table A Universities.