The higher education landscape is transforming rapidly, with changing government policies, increasing national and international competition, an uncertain funding environment and technological advancements all impacting higher education institutions.
SPP is a thought leader and trusted partner to higher education institutions and has partnered with universities to deliver impact through a diverse range of projects.
The significant emerging ‘hibernation’ of Australian businesses in response to COVID-19 presents a challenge for policymakers and businesses. Here, SPP’s Senior Partner Ben Apted outlines a policy idea for an Australian Upskill Program (Aus-UP), which would have immediate and long-term social and economic benefits for workers, businesses and Universities / TAFE.Read More
Internationally recognised precincts have benefitted from successful partnerships with knowledge institutions, where both research and education capabilities have played a key role in supporting industry competitiveness and growth. In this article, SPP’s Precinct Lead Ben Apted together with Government Lead Phil Noble outline some fundamental benefits knowledge institutions bring to a developing precinct. They also look at some global case studies that highlight the key role of knowledge institutions in successful outcomes for commercial and government-based precinct development.Read More
With an inspiring line-up of speakers, SPP’s Leadership Panel Breakfast held on Monday, 4 March was attended by principals and educators, education and government stakeholders, eager to discuss the opportunities and challenges of innovative education models. SPP’s Senior Partner Ben Apted talks about the need to focus on being clear on what sort of return institutes or stakeholders are after, and being able to value this.Read More
SPP Invitation: Join education industry leaders from New Roads School (LA, USA), Wesley College Institute and Strategic Project Partners (SPP) as they talk about establishing education institutes funded by innovative models. This thought leadership panel breakfast is suitable for primary and secondary School Principals, State Government representatives, and University and Institute Directors.Read More
In light of the recent funding reforms, SPP has developed a robust tool that not only provides detailed insights for universities to optimise their course portfolio from a financial perspective, but also an informed sector wide understanding of delivery costs, which we have demonstrated in the following analysis.Read More