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  1. Media Release: Compromise misses the point

    Posted by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Any changes to higher education which allow universities to charge students whatever they like for a university degree must not be allowed to proceed, the NTEU said today.

    The NTEU continues to call ...

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  2. NTEU defeats JCU after it tries to take staff to the cleaners

    Posted 31 October 2014 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU has defeated an application in the Federal Court by James Cook University (JCU) that sought to unilaterally change the wording in the Agreement to enshrine management’s interpretation ...

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    Journal
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    Advocate, November 2014

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  3. NTEU Submission on the Reform of the ESOS framework: discussion paper

    Posted 31 October 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has made a submission to the Department of Education's discussion paper on proposed reforms of the ESOS framework.

    In our submission to the 2009 Baird Review of the ESOS Act, NTEU made ...

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    Submission
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  4. NTEU stands up for universities while VCs whimper

    Posted 31 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU members should be mighty proud of themselves as advocates for higher education speaking out against the plans of the Federal Government to wreak havoc upon our public and accessible higher ...

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    Journal
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    Advocate, November 2014

  5. Australia falls in international gender ranking

    Posted 31 October 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    News that Australia has slipped in the international rankings for the latest global gender gap index is disappointing but predicatable.

    Australia is now 24th on the gender ...

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  6. How strong is our vice-chancellors support for deregulation?

    Posted 31 October 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

     

     

    Summary

    An NTEU analysis of evidence, including submissions and evidence given to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee’s Inquiry into the Higher Education ...

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    Fact Sheet
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  7. With Vice Chancellors as supporters for his higher education policies, does the Minister really need opponents?

    Posted 30 October 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Summary

    An NTEU analysis of evidence, including submissions and evidence given to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee’s Inquiry into the Higher Education and Research ...

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  8. Media Release: Scholarship scheme inherently unfair

    Posted 28 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Minister for Education Christopher Pyne’s claim that some students will enjoy a free university education thanks to his Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme is misleading, the NTEU said today.

    The ...

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  9. Media Release: Lacklustre support for Pyne’s Bill even in Government’s own Senate Report

    Posted 28 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The Abbott Government’s own report from the Senate Committee Inquiry into the Higher Education and Research Reform in Australia (HERRA) Bill provides lackluster support, and in some cases shows ...

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  10. NTEU welcomes formation of NAPU

    Posted 28 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Jeannie Rea, NTEU National President

     The National Alliance for Public Universities (NAPU) was launched earlier today, and when I last checked, had attracted 854 likes on Facebook.  ...

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