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Boundary crossing – a career transition framework

Industry-school partnerships (ISPs) are increasingly being recognised as a new way of providing vocational education opportunities. However, there is limited research investigating their impact on systemic (organisational and structural) and human resource (teachers and education managers) capacity to support school to work transitions. A recent publication of mine in TVET@Asia  (see  http://www.tvet-online.asia/issue/5/flynn-etal) reports on a government led ISP, established by the …

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Launch of the PwC Chair in Digital Economy: an SME perspective

On 23rd April, 2015, a colleague and I were invited to attend the launch of the PwC Chair in Digital Economy. We were interested in attending the launch, given the novelty of the approach and the call for collaboration from business, university and government stakeholders in Brisbane. The launch articulated some key themes and intentions for stimulating the digital economy, …