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Tertiary Education Policy Series 2017/2018 – How to achieve…

Tertiary Education Policy Series 2017/2018

In the fourth Tertiary Education Policy event by KPMG and the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education we'll debate the ways to achieve a less sceptical country.


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How to achieve… a less sceptical country

30 April 2018

Join Glyn Davis, Vice Chancellor, University of Melbourne as he discusses the role of higher education organisations in the face of declining public trust.

We can trace a decline in trust in many authoritative institutions, from democracy itself to universities and college education. How bad is this problem, and are there positive signs amid the gloom? How can and should universities particularly, and those who care about knowledge as the defining commodity of democracy and civic culture more generally, respond to this evident loss of confidence in knowledge and in institutions of higher learning? What would a helpful strategy for the future look like?

Have your chance to ask questions of our panel:

  • Ms Nicky Ison, Director and Founder of the Community Power Agency Schedule
  • Professor Stephen Parker AO, Partner and National Education Sector Leader, KPMG
  • Professor Glyn Davis AC, Vice Chancellor, The University of Melbourne


5:30pm Canapés and drinks served

6:20pm Professor Leo Goedegebuure to welcome

6:25pm Professor Glyn Davis AC

6:55pm Panel discussion

7:25pm Professor Leo Goedegebuure to close event.


To register and find out more information, visit the University of Melbourne's website.

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