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What does it mean to hold an economics degree in Australia today? What are you expected to know?


From: Monday March 31, 2014, 11:00 am

To: Monday March 31, 2014, 2:30 pm

MONDAY 31 March 2014, Hellenic Club in the CITY 5.30pm Drinks, nibbles and conversation 6pm - 7pm Seminar and Q & A 7pm - 8pm Drinks, nibbles and conversation This is a FREE event and will also double as the graduate welcome function for the year. Professor Ross Guest PhD (Melbourne),  M Higher Education (Griffith) Head, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics Professor of Economics, Griffith Business School National Senior Teaching Fellow, Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching Topic: What does it mean to hold an economics degree in Australia today? What are you expected to know? Under the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (the TEQSA Act), TEQSA is charged with evaluating the performance of higher education providers against a series of standards, including Learning Standards. These are the minimum outcomes that graduates are expected to attain to receive an economics degree. Over 2012-13, a team of academic economists, led by Professor Ross Guest and guided by an expert advisory board from the public, private and academic sectors, developed  a series of standards  for economics degrees in Australia, from incentives to national accounting aggregates; from inflation to market failures; which will influence how people study economics at a tertiary level in the future. Professor Guest will be explaining these new academic standards and how they will affect the study of economics in Australia.


Hellenic Club in the City

13 Moore Street, Canberra ACT 2601

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