On this Democracy Sausage, Mark Kenny discusses the state of Australia’s college sector with training coverage professional Andrew Norton, head of Australia’s science and know-how peak physique Misha Schubert, and the daddy of Australia’s HECS system Bruce Chapman.
Universities had a really robust 2020, however what does the continued closure of worldwide borders imply for the way forward for the sector? Will the federal government’s plan to supply extra ‘job-ready’ graduates obtain the supposed consequence? And with the significance of cooperation between the researchers and policymakers highlighted through the pandemic, can universities and governments work extra intently collectively to deal with the opposite main challenges dealing with Australia and the world? On this episode of Democracy Sausage, Professor Mark Kenny is joined by an professional panel to debate the challenges dealing with Australia’s college sector within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pay attention right here: https://bit.ly/37kMnFf
Andrew Norton is an Australian creator and Professor within the apply of upper training coverage on the Centre for Social Analysis and Strategies at The Australian Nationwide College
Misha Schubert is Chief Government Officer of Science and Expertise Australia – the nation’s peak physique for the science and know-how sectors – and Visiting Fellow on the Australian Nationwide Centre for the Public Consciousness of Science at ANU.
Bruce Chapman AM is a Professor and economist at The Australian Nationwide College. He has in depth expertise in public coverage, together with the motivation and design of the Increased Schooling Contribution Scheme – the primary nationwide earnings contingent mortgage scheme utilizing the earnings tax system for assortment – in 1989.
Mark Kenny is a Professor within the ANU Australian Research Institute. He got here to the college after a high-profile journalistic profession together with six years as chief political correspondent and nationwide affairs editor for The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, and The Canberra Instances.
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