Earlier this summer Corinthian Colleges proved to be in it for the long haul when, despite striking a deal with the Dept. of Education to either sell off or close most of its schools, it continued to pepper television airways with ads and badger attendees at college fairs in order to entice students to enroll. Now the company is showing that those questionable marketing skills aren’t just for students, but also to hook potential educators and support staff.Read More >
The sales job on this budget has been such a train wreck it’s almost as if the government needs a public service announcement about how to avoid obvious political pitfalls – kind of like that catchy ditty made for Metro Trains in Melbourne called Dumb Ways to Die.
Tony Shepherd, having completed his work heading the Abbott government’s commission of audit and his term as president of the Business Council of Australia, is enthusiastically pursuing his role as chairman of Sydney’s $11.5bn WestConnex road.
Clive Palmer has declined to comment on possible compromises on health and education policy, despite previously insisting his three senators would oppose any Medicare co-payment or deregulation of university fees.
Universities outside the prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) stand to lose a larger share of their total revenue through government funding cuts because of their greater reliance on the Commonwealth Grant Scheme (CGS), new analysis shows.
Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe showed off his football skills in Brasilia earlier this month, kicking a ball around with Zico, the Brazilian who once coached the Japanese team. The premier also had a friendly meeting with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and signed some energy deals.