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There has been little shift for some time in the gender disparity in higher education careers and studies. In some areas gender equity has deteriorated. The proportion of women vice chancellors has fallen to 20%, just eight out of 39. It had climbed to one third a few years ago. And just the second woman to head up a ‘Group of 8’ University, starts at Monash this September.
There has been little shift in the proportion of women academics still hovering around 44%, and women are still less than one third of the professorial class, but now at least more than one quarter. While women are two thirds of general and professional staff, and have made significant inroads into senior positions (45%), there does not seem to be any recent gains. Women still predominate in lower levels and more insecure jobs across all
The 2014 edition of Agenda, NTEU's women's journal, is now available online. Mailout of hardcopy to members will begin on 10 September.
Check the NTEU Women's blog for postings of selected features ...
There has been little shift for some time in the gender disparity in higher education careers and studies.
In some areas gender equity has deteriorated. While we applaud Margaret Gardner becoming ...
This year, it’s time for action on campuses. NTEU with NUS and CAPA will use Bluestocking Week to highlight the importance of women speaking out and sharing our stories and views.
We need to hear the stories of the women in our universities as we "cross the line" and challenge attitudes that seek to restrict women's freedom and opportunities. In short, we want to hear diverse and contemporary ‘bluestocking’ experiences.
We can create a human tapestry that describes the experiences of women who work and study in our universities, as women ‘cross the line’ and challenge attitudes that seek to restrict our freedom and opportunities.
We want to hear from all women in the university community:
- professional and general staff
Tell us your stories of the value of education and opportunity, and what you are doing to challenge the status
The 2013 edition of NTEU's annual women's magazine, Agenda, is now available online. All NTEU women members will receive a copy in the post shortly.
We're proud of this edition, which is packed with ...
Guess the gender pay gap for general staff at your university – and win a prize. CLICK HERE TO ENTER
In November 2012, the gender pay gap in Australia stood at 17.6%. The average weekly ...
During Bluestocking Week, the Union is both celebrating the achievements of women staff and students in higher education and highlighting the ongoing gender inequities.
Recently the ACTU President, ...
New protections will be available for employees who experience situations of violence in their domestic lives, thanks to a landmark agreement between Swinburne University of Technology and the National Tertiary Education Union.
With more than thirty universities in Australia looking to conclude enterprise agreements this year, this new set of entitlements for those who experience domestic violence will be a model for other universities – and other Australian employers – to follow.
Swinburne and the NTEU have reached agreement on new protections which will be codified in the Enterprise Agreement which covers staff of the
Casualisation “the dirty little secret of university expansion”, union to tell public parliamentary hearings into insecure employment bill
A casual academic, who received an award for teaching excellence from the University of Sydney, has been so desperate for housing she lived on the balcony of the home of an elderly man, and ...
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) says that the draft Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012, if passed, will legislate homophobia in many Australian workplaces, as well as ...