Dedication and innovation recognised in NSW and ACT universities

Some of the finest university educators in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory have been recognised for their innovation and commitment as part of the Australian Awards for University Teaching. The Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT) recognise and reward staff who have made significant contributions to the quality of student learning over…

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Delivering sustainable and student-focussed higher education reforms

The Turnbull Government has welcomed the passage of its higher education reforms through the House of Representatives. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the reforms would ensure Australia’s world-leading higher education system was sustainable into the future while introducing measures that would help boost student outcomes. “We want to give students more choices…

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Address – Raising Children Network 10 year anniversary breakfast

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Address – Raising Children Network 10 year anniversary breakfast 13/09/2019 7.30am Simon Birmingham: Thank you very much Julie for that welcome. To you, Frank, the incredible depth of Parliamentary colleagues from, certainly, I can see across both the Government and Opposition, any minor party representatives who are here. Thank you all for joining…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with David Bevan and Ali Clarke

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with David Bevan and Ali Clarke Topics: Media reforms; ensuring higher education is sustainable and promotes excellence; energy security 13/09/2017 08:35AM David Bevan: A big ABC Radio Adelaide welcome to Senator Simon Birmingham, Federal Education Minister. Good morning to you. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David, and Ali,…

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Public submissions call to achieve educational excellence in schools

Public submissions have opened to a landmark review into boosting student performance in Australian schools. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the public submission process for the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools led by Mr David Gonski AC will be open until 13 October and urged parents, teachers, students and…

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