In the wake of growing youth unemployment, stressed vocational training systems, and skills shortages and mismatches, the University of Melbourne is leading the way forward with the launch of a new Vocational Education and Training (VET) research centre.
Professor Lea Waters has been named as one of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence for 2015 in the The Australian Financial Review. She was one of the ten women awarded in the Social Enterprise and Not-For-Profit category.
The University of Melbourne is celebrating the achievements of alumna, Aboriginal advocate Dr Margaret Williams-Weir with the naming of a prestigious fellowship and a valued student space in her honour.
The most efficient way to run, fund and regulate primary and secondary schools in Australia is for the State and Territory Governments to have sole responsibility, a report published today by the Melbourne School of Government has found.
In the wake of increased pressure on higher education institutions around the world to demonstrate the effectiveness of their teacher education programs, the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education is leading the charge forward, launching the Teacher Education Effectiveness Research Hub.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.