Tough task in higher learning

Australia hasn’t twigged to it yet, but the Abbott government is about to announce the most dramatic changes to the higher education sector in decades.

There have been clues to the coming revolution, a sweeping deregulation that will attempt to emulate the best features of the US system while avoiding the worst.

The federal Education Minister, Christopher Pyne, is expected to announce the new system on or before budget night, May 13.

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