Gender Pay Equity
An online article in Women's Agenda by Conrad Liveris asks why there aren't more women in leadership roles in our universities, when there are more women graduating?
Liveris notes that tertiary ...
In the 2011 issue of Agenda, we reported on the Government’s Review of Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace (EOWW) Act, and the Equal Opportunity for Women Agency (EOWA). The purpose of ...
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A summary of the new rules around equal opportunity, and an outlined of the new improvements mean.
The Faculty of Science Technology and Engineering 'Research KPI' scheme places unrealistic research expectations on academics with disturbing implications for their workloads, promotion prospects, ...
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Citation data collected for over 40,000 articles in the Information systems and Statistics disciplines demonstrate that the FSTE Research KPI scheme disadvantages academics in relation to workloads, promotion, reputation and academic freedom.
This article is provided as extra content for volume 19 of Agenda (formerly Frontline), NTEU's women's journal.
A version of this paper was presented at the TEM Conference, Melbourne, 3 – 6 October 2010.
By Ian R Dobson, Editor, Australian Universities' Review
This paper examines the number and proportion of women occupying senior administrative positions in Australian universities, and examines the changes that have occurred over the past fifteen years. Higher education administration has had a female majority for many years, and the female proportion of these positions increased from nearly 57 per cent to over 63 per cent between 1994 and 2009. Women now occupy 45.0 per cent of senior posts, compared with 25.2 per cent in 1994. Some universities have more senior women than others, with some having relatively few women at the top. If current growth trends continue, there might be equal numbers of women and men in the upper echelons of university administration by