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  1. Association for Tertiary Education Management conference

    Minister for Education Christopher Pyne recently attended the Association for Tertiary Education ... Management (ATEM) conference at the University of South Australia. Mr Pyne shared his vision for higher ... education, including the delivery of world-class research, teaching and learning. You can read the transcript ...

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  2. TEQSA Advisory Council announced

    and TEQSA on quality and deregulation activities relating to Australian higher education. You can find ... The Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has announced the establishment of the ... Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Advisory Council to provide advice to the Minister ...

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  3. Draft 2020 Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) Specifications released

    Specifications provide guidance to higher education providers on their annual reporting requirements for research ... and development income.  Feedback can be sent to RBGrants@education.gov.au and is due by 24 October ...

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  4. Applications for Destination Australia 2021 now open to eligible education providers

    Applications for Destination Australia grants for 2021 scholarships are now open to eligible vocational and higher education providers.

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  5. Central Queensland University and the Central Queensland Institute of TAFE merger

    Today the Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP launched the merging of Central Queensland University and the Central Queensland Institute of TAFE into a single dual sector institution with a $73.8 million investment by the Australian Government to create the state’s first dual sector

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  6. Publication of the “Child and Adolescence Mental Health and Educational Outcomes” report

    The Department of Education and Training engaged Dr David Lawrence, through the University of ... Western Australia (UWA) to conduct an analysis of the educational outcomes of children and adolescents ... The final report, “Child and Adolescence Mental Health and Educational Outcomes” can be viewed here. ...

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  7. Inaugural gathering of the national VET Alumni

    Over 140 of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) Alumni, including AFL great Kevin ... future. Mr Sheedy also acknowledged the VET Alumni and the vital role it plays as a movement in Australia ... email vetalumni@education.gov.au VET Alumni Members: Alan Tongue, Bronson Harrison, Gavin Lester, David ...

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  8. New arrangements for research block grants in 2017

    overseas students undertaking higher degrees by research while the RSP will support the systemic cost of ... providing more flexibility in the duration and level of support for higher degree by research student ... program guidelines, can be found at: www.education.gov.au/research-block-grants.   ...

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  9. Expert Teams for the 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap

    future. The teams of experts will examine the areas of: health, physics, environment, culture, national ...

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  10. Job-ready Graduates Package – higher education reforms

    Minister for Education Dan Tehan announced the Job-ready Graduates Package (the package) of reforms to higher education on 19 June 2020.

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  11. Review of the Demand Driven Funding System released

    Review of the Demand Driven Funding System Report, undertaken by the Hon Dr David Kemp and Mr Andrew Norton, has been released.

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  12. Round 4 RRES Scholarships closed to new applicants

    level with an eligible higher education provider or vocational education and training institution. ... given to applicants affected by bushfire and drought. RRES supports access to tertiary education for ...

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  13. Higher Degree by Research graduates receive high employer satisfaction ratings

    rates with Higher Degree by Research graduates were also reflected in a higher full-time median starting ...

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  14. Reforms target VET FEE-HELP scammers

    Important reforms will be made to the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP scheme to prevent unscrupulous marketers targeting vulnerable Australians and exploiting the scheme.

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  15. First meeting of the Council for International Education

    The Council for International Education held its first meeting on Wednesday 23 November 2016 at ... Parliament House. Chaired by Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training, the ... education and will provide advice on priorities for Australian Government action. Council members discussed ...

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  16. New online resource for early childhood and child care educators

    Early childhood and child care educators will now find it even easier to access professional development materials through a new online resource Hub launched today.

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  17. Second meeting of the Council for International Education

    The Council for International Education held its second annual meeting on Thursday 19 October 2017. Chaired by Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training, the Council consists of six Australian Government Ministers and Assistant Ministers and eleven expert members.

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  18. 2018 Endeavour Mobility Grants now open

    Tertiary education institutions can now apply for 2018 Endeavour Mobility Grants (EMG)

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  19. COVID-19- Resources for teachers and school leaders

    education authorities to support teachers, school leaders and school communities to continue to provide high ... quality education during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes supporting teachers and parents to work ... together to ensure children continue their education throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Several resources ...

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  20. Estimating the Private and Public Benefits of Higher Education Report Released

    The department has released the Estimating the private and public benefits of higher education report.  The findings of this report informed the development of the higher education reform package announced by the Minister for Education and Training on 1 May 2017.

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  21. New Australian Government higher education site launched

    A new Australian Government higher education website has been launched - www.highered.gov.au.

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  22. Release of the Higher Education Standards Panel’s advice on student academic integrity and cheating

    The Australian Government is moving to deter and respond to incidences of contract cheating in higher education and to support higher education providers to enhance student academic integrity across all institutions. The Government has accepted the advice of the Higher Education Standards Panel into

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  23. Release of the Higher Education Standards Panel’s advice on professional accreditation

    In 2016 the Minister for Education and Training requested the Higher Education Standards Panel’s (the Panel) advice on the impact of professional accreditation in Australian higher education and opportunities to reduce the regulatory burden on higher education providers. The Panel’s advice includes

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  24. Release of the discussion paper for the Review of the Higher Education Provider Category Standards

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  25. SEAMEO- Australia Education Links Award 2016-17 winner

    This morning at Parliament House, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training, congratulated Ms Bui Thi Khoi Nguyen (Ms Nguyen Bui) on being named as the 2016-17 Southeast Asia Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO)-Australia Education Links Award winner.

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  26. The Australian Government response to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee report

    In May 2013, the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee released its inquiry report: Teaching and Learning – maximising our investment in Australian schools.

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  27. Australian Government Response to the Senate Select Committee on Red Tape Report

    tape on private education. The Government’s response coveys the government’s commitment to reduce ... The Senate Select Committee on Red Tape Committee report: Effect of red tape on private education The ... Australian Government Response: Australian Government Response to Effect of red tape on private education   ...

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  28. Reducing potential risk of COVID-19 transmission in schools

    To help reduce the transmission of COVID-19 in schools, the Department of Education, Skills and ... Childhood Education and Child Care Centres. The posters for schools are based on updated health advice from ... the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website. ...

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  29. Meeting of Expert Members of the Council for International Education

    Expert Members of the Council for International Education held their fifth meeting on Friday 9 February 2018 in Canberra.

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  30. 2015 Australian Awards for University Teaching

    Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training, presented the 2015 Australian Awards for University Teaching to 22 recipients at a gala ceremony at Parliament House, Canberra on 8 December.

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  31. Improving Australian and European Mobility

    Education 2 025. The European Qualifications Framework (EQF) is a regional framework that serves as ... education and training. The report promotes understanding and trust in each other’s qualifications, learning ... Department of Education and Training and the European Commission.  The report is available on the ...

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  32. Annual Report 2015-16 now available

    The Department of Education and Training Annual Report 2015‑16 was tabled in Parliament ... on 26 October 2016. An accessibility-optimised PDF  and a html version of the Department of Education and Training ...

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  33. More than one million students have now visited Canberra

    Over a million school students have now visited the national capital with the support of the Australian Government’s Parliament and Civics Education Rebate (PACER) program.

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  34. Support for bushfire-affected families

    The Australian Government has announced a series of targeted initiatives to provide education and ... Schools and early childhood education and care services are central and stabilising forces across ... Australian Government is providing immediate support to children, families and early childhood education and ...

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  35. Consultation paper on reallocation of Commonwealth supported places

    The department has released a Consultation Paper that sets out options for a new mechanism for Government allocation of enabling, sub-bachelor and postgraduate courses and seeks feedback from stakeholders on which courses should be funded and why. The new arrangements will come into effect from 2020

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  36. Stronger Education Partnerships

    delivered or are delivering Australian education and training in Indonesia across all sectors, outlining ... Australia’s ongoing efforts to advance education services with Indonesia. ...

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  37. Protecting students and Australia’s excellent reputation for international education

    On 10 August 2017, the Australian Government passed the Education Legislation Amendment (Provider Integrity and Other Measures) Bill 2017 to amend the Education for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS Act). The changes will strengthen the Government’s ability to monitor and prevent unscrupulous

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  38. Reports on Enabling Growth and Innovation project outcomes now available

    Launched in 2016 to support implementation of the National Strategy for International Education ... viewing on the international education website. ...

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  39. My eQuals gives students and skilled workers freedom of movement on global stage

    A new online platform launched in Melbourne this week will give students access to their authentic digital academic records anytime, anywhere so they can share them with whoever they choose.

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  40. Education at the heart of the New Colombo Plan

    The Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP welcomed the launch of the New Colombo Plan which is an integral part of the Government’s policy to foster deeper relationships and understanding with regional neighbours.

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  41. Australian Government funding to help Tasmanian public schools become more autonomous

    The Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and the Tasmanian Minister for Education ...

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  42. COVID-19 support for students with disability

    disability, have access to education in a sustainable and effective manner during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... More information is available on the Department of Education, Skills and Employment  website. ...

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  43. Celebrate International Literacy Day

    8 September, is International Literacy Day

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  44. Australia-Asia STEM Educators Program wraps-up with colour and fun in Bangkok, Thailand

    Over 150 Thai school teachers in Bangkok recently took part in a range of exciting workshops to learn about leading Australian approaches to the teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects.  The workshops were the final events of the Australia-Asia STEM

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  45. Teaching Practice Evaluation Framework

    Melbourne Graduate School of Education to prepare the Teaching Practice Evaluation Framework. The framework ... continuous improvement in teaching practice. The report guides educators through the decision-making ... educators and leaders to implement appropriate and effective evaluative practices in schools, by encouraging ...

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  46. Work continues on developing the Online Formative Assessment teaching and learning resources

    On 10 August, 2020 the Minister for Education, the Hon Dan Tehan MP, opened the Online Formative Assessment Initiatives’ (the Initiative) virtual Innovation forum.

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  47. Minister announces 2017 Research Block Grant allocations

    2017. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham made the announcement and said Australian ... https://www.education.gov.au/research-block-grants ...

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  48. Easier entry to the child care market for new services

    A simplified approvals process for new services offering early childhood education and care was announced today.

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  49. Admissions Transparency Implementation Plan Released

    The Admissions Transparency Implementation Working Group (IWG) has released the final implementation plan. It identifies the actions that higher education sector stakeholders and relevant government agencies commit to delivering over the course of 2017 and 2018 in order to implement the HESP's

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  50. Enabling Growth and Innovation Program 2017-18

    Australian International Education: Enabling Growth and Innovation Program 2017-18 Grant Funding ...

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