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Author Macintyre, Stuart, 1947- author

Title No end of a lesson : Australia's national system of higher education / Stuart Macintyre, Gwilym Croucher, Andre Brett
Published Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Publishing, 2017

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 MELB  378.94 Mac/Neo  DUE 30-10-19
Description xii, 332 pages ; 24 cm
Summary A revolution swept through universities three decades ago, transforming them from elite institutions into a mass system of higher education.Teaching was aligned with occupational outcomes, research was directed to practical results. Campuses grew and universities became more entrepreneurial. Students had to juggle their study requirements with paid work, and were required to pay back part of the cost of their degrees. The federal government directed this transformation through the creation of a Unified National System. How did this happen? What were the gains and the losses? No End of a Lesson explores this radical reconstruction and assesses its consequences
Analysis Australian
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 292-317
Subject Education, Higher -- Australia -- History.
Educational change -- Australia.
Universities and colleges -- Australia -- History.
Australia -- History -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Author Brett, André, author
Croucher, Gwilym, author
ISBN 9780522871906