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Posts tagged with higher education

  1. Go Home On Time

    Posted by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Today is Go Home On Time Day.

    Go Home On Time Day starts a conversation about work/life balance. One in two Australians are not spending as much time with their family as they’d like. ...

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    Go home on time

  2. 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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  3. Media Release: NTEU launches Federal Court action against La Trobe

    Posted 20 November 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU applied to the Federal Court of Australia today for a permanent injunction that would stop forced sackings at La Trobe University.

    La Trobe University announced on 28th February 2014 that ...

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  4. Media Release: NTEU to address insecure work in Tasmania

    Posted 19 November 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    One in two university staff are employed casually or on fixed term contacts, half of teaching is done by academics employed for just a few hours a week, research staff are repeatedly reapplying for ...

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  5. Media Release: La Trobe University loses touch with the needs of the community

    Posted 17 November 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Staff at the Bendigo campus are concerned that the university is making cuts to staff, courses and subjects at the Bendigo campus because senior management is out of touch with the local community, ...

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  6. Media Release: Young Australians will be even worse off if the government uncaps university fees

    Posted 11 November 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    A report released today by the Foundation for Young Australians called Renewing Australia’s Promise shows that for the first time young Australians are unlikely to be better off than their ...

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  7. Media Release: JCU does the dirty on cleaners

    Posted 11 November 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Cleaners made redundant by James Cook University back in May are dismayed that university management have failed to pay the additional money they are owed, despite being directed to do so by the ...

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  8. NTEU supports UK HE Union Anti-casualisation Day of Action

    Posted 10 November 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU the sent the following message of solidarity to UCU (University and College Union UK), which was posted on their Anti-casualisation Day of Action live wall. Take a look at the wall – ...

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  9. 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)


    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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  10. 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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