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Mapping Professional Accreditation in Australian Higher Education

A report by PhillipsKPA on the extent and scope of professional course accreditation practices in Australian higher education.

Professor Bruce Chapman wins AFR Higher Education Lifetime Achievement award

PhillipsKPA Associate Bruce Chapman is the winner of the 2017 Australian Financial Review Higher Education Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on the Higher Education Contribution Scheme introduced in 1989, and his continuing work on income contingent loans and public policy. 

Vale Paul Ramsden

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Paul Ramsden.

Supplying Australia's Degree-Qualified Workforce (with ACER)

A report on the supply of domestic and migrant labour to skilled occupations and the ability of the demand driven system to meet the skills needs of employers in the Australian labour market. 

School Reviews – Department of Education and Training (Vic)

PhillipsKPA offer a distinctive, independent, in-depth understanding of management, policy and strategic issues across the Victorian school system. This is combined with a close working relationship with central office personnel, regions, and extensive knowledge and experience in conducting reviews and evaluations within the school sector in Australia, at both the national and jurisdictional level. 

Enhancing a university’s graduate employment strategy

Universities are under mounting pressure to demonstrate that their degrees will position students well in the labour market. These pressures have led to a rise in focus across universities on the concept of graduate employability and the prevalence of employability strategies.

Implementing transformational change: How universities can remain alert to key warning signs

In 2016, PhillipsKPA Director, Dr Craig McInnis spoke as part of an expert panel at the LH Martin Institute Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities Conference in Brisbane. As an expert on university change management and policy implementation, Craig shared with the group some of the key ‘warning signs’ for university leaders to be aware of when implementing transformational change.  Craig also offered some tips for how university managers can respond to keep change implementation on track.