Posts tagged with higher education
Don’t expect better student learning and staff working conditions by emulating the US university system
Education Minister Pyne claims that he wants to deregulate the Australian university system to improve innovation and quality through outright competition. While he cites the United States higher ...
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is urging universities to not disadvantage students who participate in National Union of Students protests around the country tomorrow.
“The NTEU ...
Protests against the changes to higher education in this year's budget will be held around Australia on Wednesday, 21st of May. Times vary according to city and can be seen in the image above.
The NTEU has encouraged members not to penalise students who are attending the protests.For more information, contact our
The frame of debate over university funding has shifted over the past few weeks as we head towards the Abbott Government’s first budget. Rather than continuing campaigning to ...
The National Union of Students has called a NDA on 26 March to protest the Abbott Government’s repressive agenda for higher education.
NTEU supports students taking action to protest cuts to ...
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today announced that it will throw its support behind independent Andrew Wilkie, Member for Denison, in the Federal election.
“Andrew Wilkie has ...
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
About time: dispute over academic workloads at the University of Tasmania a step closer to resolution
A long-running dispute over excessive academic workloads between the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and the University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a step closer towards resolution following a ...
NTEU National Council protests against dumb cuts to university funding at Parliament House, Canberra
This morning, 120 NTEU National Council delegates meeting in Canberra protested outside Parliament House against the cuts to university funding.
Jeannie Rea, National NTEU President, said that ...