Blogs and other media are good resources to access to keep up to date on current matters of interest and research in the field of higher education. Here are some suggestions:
EduResearch Matters - A blog from the Australian Association for Research in Education, featuring articles, comment and discussion on educational matters, research and current issues.
The Conversation: Education - News and views, sourced from the academic and research community.
Analysis & Policy Observatory: APO - Education - An Australian information service providing easy access to policy and practice research and resources. Use it to find government reports and other publications related to social policy.
Brookings Institute research reports -- Education - The Brookings Institute conducts research into social, economic, and political issues, including Education, and makes its reports available free online, in most cases. The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC.