Inaugural report of the National Skills Commission: the Australian labour market and Covid-19
A report released today by the National Skills Commission (NSC) shows that while the impact of COVID-19 on the labour market has been significant, some data indicates early signs of stabilisation…
Research Sustainability working group
A working group of university Vice Chancellors will provide advice to the Minister for Education about sustainable approaches to research funding for universities during COVID-19 and beyond.
National Priorities and Industry Linkage Fund working group
A working group of university Vice Chancellors will help design the Morrison Government’s $900 million fund to enhance engagement between higher education and industry, with a strong focus on STEM…
Tax deadline extended for Child Care Subsidy families
Families receiving the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) will now have until 31 March 2021 to submit their 2018-19 tax return for CCS purposes.
Enhancing the cyber security of Australia’s universities
The Morrison Government will provide $1.6 million to enhance the cyber security of Australia’s universities.
Extension To Regional Employment Trial program
The Morrison Government’s Regional Employment Trial program has been extended for 12 months to allow existing projects affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to be completed.
Regional Universities Roundtable
Minister for Decentralisation and Regional Education Andrew Gee, has today announced he will host a series of Regional Universities Roundtables to inform the Government’
Minister for Education Dan Tehan interview with Tom Tilley and Annika Smethurst, The Briefing podcast
SUBJECTS: Job-ready graduates, Regional reforms
John Hattie reappointed as AITSL Chair
Respected education academic John Hattie will continue to lead Australia’s efforts to improve teaching quality and school leadership.
Ensuring integrity in higher education
An integrity unit will be created to work with the higher education sector to protect the interests of students and the reputation of Australia’s higher education sector.
Minister for Education Dan Tehan interview with Kieran Gilbert, Sky News
SUBJECTS: Coronavirus and schools, School holidays, Reopening of state borders, Job-ready graduates, Regional reforms
Call for nominations to design STEM-focussed industry fund
Minister for Education Dan Tehan today invited university Vice-Chancellors to work with the Government to design a $900 million industry linkage fund that will support universities and industry…