Micro-credentials are increasingly considered a measure of employability and employee development, but make sure you ask the right questions before choosing a course that suits you.
Micro-credentials - chunks of certified learning offered in short courses - are a way for workers to update skills without enrolling in a postgraduate degree.
Leading economist, Reserve Bank of Australia board member and now dean of one of Australia's most prestigious business schools, Professor Ian Harper has plans to bring academia and business closer.
Depending on who you believe, accounting is either doomed to obsolescence in a few short years or in the midst of an evolution that will see accountants hold the most trusted role in a business.
Fifty years ago, when their now-famous research paper was finally published, young Australian academics Ray Ball and Philip Brown forever changed global accounting, as well as their own lives.
Can you absorb information better if it is delivered in three-to-five minute bites online? Welcome to microlearning.
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Australia's universities educate workers of the future and conduct research that informs and improves lives every day. They hope getting the community on side will support their case for better government funding.
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MBA degrees enjoy great prestige in Asia, with the lure of bigger salaries and a passport to a new, high-flying career – but is a postgrad degree just the new normal?
Curtin University has teamed with Hitachi Data Systems to create a “data-gathering laboratory” that it hopes will improve the student experience.
Xplor founder Mark Woodland took a “very small problem” and came up with a very big solution to revolutionise the childcare sector.
Singapore has topped the global TIMMS and PISA surveys of achievement in maths, science and reading. How is this Asian nation doing it?
Already big business, education is about to get bigger, with the market forecast to grow to one billion students worldwide by 2025. Can Australia’s universities evolve with the world’s fastest-growing education market?
There’s widespread concern that Australia’s schools not only are underperforming but also may be focusing on the wrong things, especially when it comes to preparing students for work.
MOOCs – massive open online courses – were hailed as the great disruptor to higher education. Now, the institutions they were predicted to dislodge are adapting MOOCs and using their best features for on-campus teaching.
Sir Richard Branson, who has been quite vocal in sharing the lessons from his numerous failed ventures, shares his 10 favourite quotes about failure.
There are many societal advantages to free tertiary education, but that doesn't address the crucial question - should you pay for it?
Former Ernst & Young partner Loretta Shuen is helping Hong Kong children with the learning difficulty of dyslexia on the way to a brighter future.
Are the skills needed to build an enterprise from nothing something you have to be born with or can they be learned?