Professor Francois Bourguignon is part of a conference in Melbourne on May 21-22.
A new study suggests fee increases could deter students from going to university.
Australian universities are highly regarded overseas, but fall short on promotion.
Teachers and principals should take advantage of parliamentary privilege and speak honestly about the effects of the National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy testing at an upcoming snap inquiry, a senator has urged.
Victoria will ''totally rethink'' its approach to negotiations over school funding reforms amid concerns that the extra $2.8 billion set aside in the federal budget over the next four years is just a ''shadow'' of what the Gonski review intended.
As more than 1 million students sit down to NAPLAN tests from Tuesday, one principal has a clear message for parents and students: don't believe the hype.
Universities get savvy about budget shortfalls.
Paul Brophy, 55, manages Sambell Lodge in Clifton Hill, an aged-care hostel for disadvantaged people run by the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
Autistic children face a struggle, and help in getting appropriate schooling.
Setting up an online university course to aid student learning is worth the effort.
OKLAHOMA: Death toll from massive tornado revised down to 24 but dozens are still missing.