Policy and Practices Advice

Our policy consultation unit, led by Director Kim Bannikoff, provides senior tertiary executives with practical advice and strategies for effective operation within the evolving tertiary education sector. Based on his experience as a CEO and executive manager in the education and government sectors, Kim can help shape your policies and design institution-specific responses to the tertiary education reform agenda.

We also advise clients on how to work more effectively with government and develop strategies to enhance co-operation between institutions.

We provide short or long-term consulting services in:

  • Policy and practice in tertiary education
  • Design and support of strategic programs for systemic reform
  • Advice on leadership and management of tertiary education delivery

Typical consultancy projects have included:

  • Developing a strategic plan and business plan for a start-up University College
  • Developing a regional framework for cooperative delivery between two TAFE institutes and a university
  • Assistance to tertiary institutions with funding submissions to the Commonwealth government
  • Policy advice to the Commonwealth government on funding models
  • Policy advice on the establishment of ASQA
  • Policy advice on the development of practical working relationships between institutions in the tertiary sector

Policy and Practices Clients

We have provided high-level policy advice to the following institutions:

  • Australian Skills Quality Authority
  • DEEWR
  • Monash University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Skills Victoria
  • University of Ballarat
  • University of Queensland