Education Minister Simon Birmingham.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Simon Birmingham about his negotiations for a new higher education package, efforts to crack down on rorting in the vocational educational sector and the government's overhaul of the childcare system.
A change in minister needs to mean a change in tack with regard to higher education.
Higher education policy development should involve learning from the Abbott government's mistakes and other counties where university reform has been successfully achieved.
Simon Birmingham has announced the deregulation of university fees will be delayed until 2017 at the earliest.
New Education Minister Simon Birmingham says the Turnbull government will abandon plans to deregulate university fees in time for 2016.
Goodbye education, hello science.
Christopher Pyne’s policies in the education portfolio were underpinned by liberal values of the free market, autonomy and education as a private commodity.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the winners and losers of his ministerial reshuffle.
What are the key challenges for ministers entering new portfolios in Malcolm Turnbull's first cabinet? The Conversation asked experts in key policy areas to respond.
A few anecdotes about dodgy Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers doesn’t mean that the whole system is broken.
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A few anecdotes about dodgy private training colleges don't mean the whole system is broken.