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The Fresh Faces of Australian Higher Education Regulation

Luckily, the Australian government has just re-appointed TEQSA's commissioners to oversee the development of quality and standards in Australian education. While no doubt, the current Minister of Education is investing in experience and wisdom, we are not sure it bodes well for Australia's investment in contemporary or innovative programs. That migh...

February 08, 2018 Darlo Higher Education Posted in Higher Education, Regulation

TEQSA CEO did not appear at EduTech 2017 Higher Ed Panel

A quick note that Darlo Higher Education erroneously included TEQSA's CEO as a speaker/participant at last year's EduTech conference. We wish to provide a public update that it was actually TEQSA's Director, Assurance Group, who was on the higher education panel led by Darlo Higher Education's Michael Christodoulou. Thanks to TEQSA for notifying ...

February 07, 2018 Darlo Higher Education Posted in Higher Education, Regulation

Is academic integrity a problem for higher education providers?

Higher education providers and academic integrity For higher education providers, there have been substantial accusations that academic integrity is a bigger problem among both staff and students than in universities. As higher education consultants, we are interested in a range of teaching and learning issues: academic integrity is one of them...

January 25, 2018 Darlo Higher Education Posted in Learning, Regulation

Higher Education in Australia -Trends for 2018

Higher Education in Australia Trends for 2018 As higher education consultants, we have reviewed higher education trends for 2018. Over the past few years, there has been considerable change within the higher education industry. Indeed, every facet of the economy, politics and government and higher education is undergoing change. Among these drivers...

January 18, 2018 Darlo Higher Education Posted in Higher Education, Regulation

TEQSA Consultants’ Review of Higher Education Standards Framework 2017

HIGHER EDUCATION STANDARDS FRAMEWORK 2017 [NOTE: The purpose of this paper is to describe some of the more substantial or interesting changes introduced with the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015 as compared to the 2011 Threshold Standards. It is not intended as an exhaustive summary of the 2015 Threshold Standards. Ad...

January 11, 2018 Darlo Higher Education Posted in Higher Education, Regulation

White Paper – TEQSA Consultants Report

TEQSA Consultants Review of Public Decision Analysis TEQSA’s use of conditions The National Register of higher education providers lists all registered Australian higher education providers and, for non-self- accrediting providers, all courses accredited against individual registrations. Additionally, since 1 July 2013, the National Register ...

January 11, 2018 Darlo Higher Education Posted in Higher Education

Darlo Leads EduTech 2017 Higher Education Panel

EduTech 2017's Higher Education Panel led by Darlo Michael Christodoulou, Darlo Higher Education's NSW Manager and Senior Advisory Consultant, was provided with the honours of leading EduTech 2017's higher education stream. As an invited MC for the Higher Education Stream, Michael did a fantastic job coordinating and hosting discussion among the...

January 10, 2018 Darlo Higher Education Posted in Higher Education

Gagne’s 9 Events of Instruction

Gagne’s 9 Events of Instruction suggests there are certain mental conditions that must be present in order for student to absorb and retain knowledge. They are based on the internal and external cognitive functions required, to contribute to learning. Internal factors are the learner’s prior knowledge. External factors are the outside stimul...

November 09, 2016 Darlo Posted in eLearning, Learning