Private for-profit higher education in Australia: widening access, participation and opportunities for public-private collaboration

  title={Private for-profit higher education in Australia: widening access, participation and opportunities for public-private collaboration},
  author={Mahsood Shah and Chenicheri Sid Nair},
  journal={Higher Education Research \& Development},
  pages={820 - 832}
Private for-profit higher education has grown rapidly in many parts of the world. This growth is attributed to many factors, including a broadening of the student population and the recognition that wider access to higher education will be economically beneficial to individuals, governments and society as a whole. In Australia, the number of students in private for-profit higher education is rising, with dramatic projections for the next 10 years. The Australian government has set a target to… 
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