Julie Hare

Julie Hare

KPMG Alumni

Articles by Julie Hare

Government & Public Sector

One size does not fit all: Why Australia needs diversity in degree offerings

The federal government’s decision in December to take a $2.2 billion cut to university funding will do little to bring about much-needed reform of the post-secondary education sector.

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Education systems, governments and employers need to work together to develop new ways of learning

Greater Western Sydney and other regions are on the cusp of transformative change. This calls for education, government and employers to work together.

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Government & Public Sector

MOOCs – massive open online courses. Ugly acronym; beautiful idea

Here’s the thing about digital disruption; sometimes it takes longer to reach its full realisation than initially anticipated.

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Future proofing the emerging economy through education at all levels and throughout life

The parlous state of the vocational education sector was yesterday the subject of a spirited address to the National Press Club by Jennifer Westacott

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Is the demand-driven higher education system on its last legs?

Where new online and innovative offerings are beginning to threaten the traditional degree, is the demand-driven higher education system on its last legs?

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Is it OK for international students to pick up Australia’s funding slack for higher education?

One of the fundamental reasons why public expenditure on tertiary education is so low in Australian is international students pick up the slack.

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The UK is rethinking university degrees and Australia should too

After 30 years of constant expansion, some complain that universities have become too vocational in nature – too focused on jobs, not enough on the art of inquiry.

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Do university rankings matter or just confuse their true value?

Consumers of universities’ stock in trade – their degrees – might reasonably assume that the higher the ranking the better that university is at teaching. But this is not necessarily true.

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