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THE VALUE OF FORMAL EDUCATION IN THE HUMANITIES

The National Council of ISAA resolved to write to the Federal Minister for Education, Dan Tehen, expressing its concern at the rise in fees for humanities courses, which will more than double and put them alongside law and commerce in the highest price band of $14,500 a year, as a result of the Government’s ‘carrot-and-stick approach to funnel students into the industries it believes will drive job growth’. ISAA is particularly concerned at...

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NCIS, UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2020

Our ever-growing membership now includes scholars in 25 countries across 5 continents. We are increasing our Grants program (www.ncis.org/grants); our open access peer-reviewed journal The Independent Scholar is in its sixth year, with Volume 7 now in preparation; and we have recently set up new Partner Groups in the UK and in France. Following the success of our recent conference at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in June 2019,...
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VISIONS OF SYDNEY UPDATE!!

Independent Scholars Association of Australia - NSW Chapter

Annual Seminar, in conjunction with

State Library of NSW

The 1788 arrival of Governor Phillip at Farm Cove with the 11 ships of the First Fleet saw the displacement of the peoples of the Eora Nation and the establishment of the British penal colony that would become Sydney Town and, eventually, the city of Sydney. From a Georgian town to a global city, what...

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NSW-ISAA CHAPTER: EVENING CONVERSATION

Topic: 'Australia: Nation or Commodity'

Date: 20 September 2016, 5.30 to 7.00 pm

Venue: Dixson Room, Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW

Speaker will be Professor Gary Sturgess followed by a Q&A session.

Gary Sturgess holds the NSW Premier’s Chair in Public Service Delivery at the Australia and New Zealand School of Government, and is Professor of Public Service Innovation at Griffith University. He is the former Director-General of the NSW Cabinet Office and...

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NCIS

Volume 1 of The Independent Scholar (TIS) is now live

at:http://ncis.org/the-independent-scholar/tis

TIS is open access and available to all scholars worldwide. You retain copyright of your own paper, and can circulate it as much as you like, but please ensure that you cite its publication in TIS, with the appropriate page numbers for your own contribution. 
If you publish a version in a...

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ISAA MEMBERS TALK ABOUT WHY THEY ARE IN ISAA

Lawyer-turned-writer: The exchange of ideas between scholars at ISAA’s national and local forums is invigorating. I was provided with informal opportunities to speak about my work to curious scholars from diverse disciplines.

Historian: As an ex-academic, I value ISAA as a substitute for the interdisciplinary insights of 'corridor chat'. ISSA members tend to be active and engaged, so are a constant inspiration.

Administrator:ISAA is successful because it regularly attracts high profile and authoritative speakers....

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