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Business Council slams unis over reform plan

Nov 07, 2018 - Australian Financial Review

The Business Council of Australia has slammed universities for not supporting its bid to reform higher education, saying it is immoral for them to make themselves better off at the expense of the vocational education sector.

BCA chief executive Jennifer Westacott said she did not understand the hostility of some universities to a plan she outlined in late 2017 for reform of the entire post-secondary education system. The BCA's "Future Proof" plan would have rescued the troubled vocational ...