Skills and Education

Continuing to Lift the Quality of Higher Education

Australia’s higher education sector is responsible for delivering much of the knowledge and the capabilities required to maintain a strong and productive economy for the benefit of all Australians. “To...

Skills Response Will Help Meet Economic Needs

The Business Council of Australia said today that the federal government’s response to the Resourcing the Future report would make an important contribution to meeting future workforce requirements of the...

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Our Education Export Industry Needs Attention

The Australian Financial Review By Michael AndrewChairman, BCA Education Skills and Innovation Task Force A great deal has been said about our mining industry and the vital export revenue that...

School Education Must Be National Priority

Herald Sun By Michael AndrewChairman, BCA Education, Skills and Innovation Task Force Julia Gillard has announced that, if re-elected, the government will give school principals the power to appoint teachers...

School Accountability Will Benefit Students

The Business Council of Australia has welcomed the federal government’s My School website as an important step towards greater accountability by schools. BCA Chief Executive Katie Lahey said the publication...

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