Two bills updating the ESOS Act have been passed in Australia, promising to reduce administrative costs and enhance quality assurance. However, an amendment to rules on tuition fees paid in advance being placed in holding accounts did not pass.
A focus on pathways with a TNE twist, delivered in-country; better student integration on campus; and increasing sector-wide support for transparency of data around student progression and success were trends to be picked out of a panel discussion on pathway providers that happened this week. Beckie Smith reports.
Global education provider Navitas will purchase a 51% share in the University of Canberra’s pathway college for $4.9m, it has announced. The partnership aims to boost enrolments, a Navitas spokesperson told The PIE News.
Universities will have to change if they want to survive in the transition to a more global education system, according to Rod Jones, the CEO of Navitas. He shared his insight on the origins of Navitas and how he sees global education evolving.