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Victory on vocational education?

By 11 November 2011

Andrew Barr is very pleased with how vocational education (or at least the statistics measuring such) is going in Canberra.
Canberra is producing the best skilled workers in the country thanks to reforms and investment from the ACT Labor Government.
The latest Council of Australian Governments (COAG) National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development performance [...]

The Bradley report is out. UC and CIT merger.


Andrew Barr has announced the release of the Bradley Report into merging the University of Canberra and CIT.
Professor Bradley recommends an amalgamation should proceed underpinned by the following:
– Respect and value accorded to the unique characteristics of each partner
– Respect and value accorded to the values, culture and traditions of each sector and
– Understanding of [...]

More scholarships to CIT

By 25 June 2009

Andrew Barr has announced that the ACT Government is going to pay for a thousand extra students to attend CIT next year, up from 300 current scholarship places to 1,300.

An extra 1,000 Canberrans will have access to scholarships to help them study at the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) from 1 July this year, Minister [...]

UC chief calls for greater university-TAFE links

By 3 July 2008

This report from the ABC
“University of Canberra (UC) vice-chancellor Stephen Parker has called for a radical shake-up of tertiary education with stronger links between universities and TAFE colleges.
Professor Parker says universities have catered to an elite ideal for too long and new ways of encouraging people into tertiary education need to be developed.
The idea that [...]

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