Category Archive: Beddie, Francesca

Repackaging History for Policy Purposes

by Francesca Beddie, National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

 

I congratulate the founders of the Australian Policy and History initiative. Encouraging better use – and avoiding abuse – of history is an important cause. It is one I advocated to my colleagues in a paper presented to the Professional Historians Association Read more »

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Diversity and Excellence: Prompts from the History of the Tertiary Education Sector

by Francesca Beddie, National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

 

Executive summary

  • Debates arising out of the Martin Committee’s inquiry into the future of tertiary education in the 1960s prompt the question: will the present target to have 40 per cent of all 25-34 year olds with at least a bachelor Read more »

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