Government & Public Sector

What Happens Next? with Bernard Salt: The new reality for education

Bernard Salt speaks to rising star high school educator Yasodai Selvakumaran from Rooty Hill High School to hear how COVID-19 has changed the way students and teachers work together.

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Making the boat go faster: focus on what we have in common – negotiation, compromise and cooperation

United and focused – as employers, employees and governments have been since commencement of this crisis. Arguably, we’ve seen decades of reform in a matter of weeks.

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Unpopular solutions in education

Tertiary education in Australia has some popular problems, which we have admired for years: at least enough for an EP (that’s an extended play vinyl record). No labels have signed up for unpopular solutions in the last three decades, however. A hard rain is starting to fall.

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Australia’s COVID-19 performance: Good luck, good management or a combination of both?

One reason for Australia’s effective performance can be traced to our health system capability and preparedness, where we rank in the top 10 percent of all countries.

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Is the current crisis a watershed moment for education?

A choice is coming, whether to revert back to old ways when the crisis is over or use this as a watershed moment for transformative change in higher education.

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From customer-centricity to citizen-centricity for human services providers

Customers want to spend minimal time and effort to get what they want, and they expect authenticity, directness, and personalised service.

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The WHO 2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife, what does it mean for Australia?

In Australia, there are more than 398,596 nurses and midwives (General and Non-practising), which is 56.7 percent of all registered health practitioners.

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UK elections, global lessons

The UK election is on today and the overhanging issue of Brexit is making this battle between Conservative Tories and the Labour Party enthralling viewing.

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Watch this space: The International Astronautical Congress wrap – Washington DC, 2019

Australia is perfectly positioned on the global stage following the congress with key initiatives to capitalise on the industry growth.

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We need more kindness – recognising World Kindness Day

Today is World Kindness Day. A day to stop and consider better ways of building empathy, understanding and appreciation of each other. It’s a focus on the positive impact that…

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Remembrance Day’s hidden value

Remembrance Day reminds me that refocusing on what we collectively and deeply value feeds respect and cohesion, regardless of our past carelessness or present day differences.

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What do we want aged care to be? Innovative is a good place to begin

The demand on and for aged care services is going to be enormous and the industry is going to have to prepare by becoming more innovative.

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Defence Industry’s Workforce Vicious Circle

Structural problems in the defence sector have made it hard for firms to recruit workers – this needs to change.

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