Higher education is front and centre in the debate over the Federal Government’s budget. The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, has outlined a reform agenda which is probably the most significant in the history of higher education in Australia.
In these four brief videos I talk about what these education reforms will mean for this community and what ANU may look like in a deregulated environment.
Imagine the future
What does ANU look like in 10 to 15 years? What type of university do we want to be?
Changes in higher education
To understand how we reached this point we need to go back and look at what’s happened in the higher education space in the past decade.
Although I broadly support the Government’s higher education reforms there are a number of areas that need further consideration and debate.
It’s critical that entry to ANU be based on merit and student’s ability. Removing the barriers to entry is key to this.