School principals who set clear strategic objectives, encourage professional interaction among staff and promote professional development for teachers significantly raise student achievement levels according to a University of Melbourne report on principal effectiveness.
The largest survey of leadership in Australia, the Study of Australian Leadership (SAL), launches today revealing significant shortfalls in business performance, innovation and leadership development in organisations across the nation.
The collaboration between the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Business and Economics and Melbourne Business School Limited has marked another milestone, with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) granting joint re-accreditation.
A University of Melbourne study of high school subject choices reveals that girls are less likely to choose science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) subjects than boys, despite many girls testing better in these subjects.
In an interview with Sky Business News on December 17, Dr Vincent Grégoire discussed why expectations of an increase in USA interest rates were higher than ever since the GFC. He says markets are now expecting important policy announcements on days with press conferences.
Researchers from the University of Melbourne, Arizona State University and the University of British Columbia have found that Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meetings with press conferences are considered by the market to be more important than those without.
The first Australian university program to address the continued under-representation of women in parliament has been launched today by the Hon Julie Bishop MP, the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Ms Carol Schwartz AM and the University of Melbourne at Parliament House, Canberra.