Australia's higher education system reflects the diverse nature of its population, and draws upon a wide variety of attitudes, backgrounds and beliefs. Whilst the importance of education to national development is widely recognized, a changing emphasis can be seen in higher education policy since 1945. Changing circumstances within Australia have resulted in economic issues dominating the direction of education policy. This can be seen most clearly in higher education policy, where issues of economic growth and development have underpinned, and directed higher education in Australia for the last sixty years. But, to what extent should education policy be directed by economic concerns, and at what cost?
|Number of pages||20|
|Journal||Indonesian Management and Accounting Research|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|