GAP Summit report launched

| November 26, 2014

Education in Australia took center stage at the 5th National Economic Review held at NSW Parliament House in Sydney on 18 and 19 September 2014.

Hosted by Global Access Partners (GAP) public policy think-tank and First 5000 parent company , the National Economic Review is an annual Summit designed to lead the debate on productivity, infrastructure, innovation, education, job creation and economic growth.

The 2014 Summit on Education welcomed state and federal ministers, public policy makers, chief executives and leading academics to consider the state of education in Australia today and its importance to the future of the nation.

The event included speeches by the Hon. Andrew Roberts MP, Minister for Resources and Energy, NSW Government, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Education, Australian Government, and the Hon. Philip Ruddock MP, Chief Government Whip.

The international guest speaker was Dr Sergio Arzeni, Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Topics ranged from international competitiveness to deregulation and reform.

Keynote presentations and blogs by Summit speakers and delegates are available here. Read the full report of the Summit here.