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Posts tagged with higher education

  1. Media Release: Fee hikes could lose money, NTEU warns in lead up to student protests

    Posted 25 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports the National Union of Students (NUS) National Day of Action (NDA) to be held Wednesday 26 March.

    The NDA will give voice to concerns over the ...

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  2. Rolling strikes kick off at University of Western Sydney

    Posted 26 February 2014 by Genevieve Kelly (University of Western Sydney)

    NTEU members at the University of Western Sydney will begin rolling strikes from Friday 28th February after members voted to recommence protected action.

    The decision follows the breakdown of ...

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  3. Rolling strikes kick off University of Western Sydney

    Posted 25 February 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU members at the University of Western Sydney will begin rolling strikes from Friday 28th February after members voted to recommence protected action.

    The decision follows the breakdown of ...

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  4. Educators in the art of life must have chance of their own - Dr George Morgan

    Posted 3 October 2013 by Katie O'Brien (University of Western Sydney)

     

    Dr George Morgan, NTEU member and Board of Trustees representative writes about the future of academic life and increased casualisation in the sector.

     

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  5. Will a university degree cost a second mortgage under Abbott?

    Posted 3 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

     

    “The real reason for Tony Abbott’s silence on university funding in this election is because he does not want to reveal his real agenda – to increase the cost of going to ...

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  6. Equal Pay Day: Universities must close the gap, union says

    Posted 2 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Victorian and Western Australian universities are amongst the worst employers when it comes to the gender pay gap for general staff, according to figures for 2012 released by the National Tertiary ...

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  7. Thousands protest over the future of higher education

    Posted 20 August 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    Thousands of university staff and students across Australia took part in today’s (Tuesday’s) National Day of Action aimed at putting higher education higher up the political agenda for ...

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  8. NTEU “Vote Smart” ads start tonight

    Posted 12 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Claiming that university classes have almost doubled in size, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) begins its Vote Smart advertising campaign tonight.

    The TV advertisements call for a Green ...

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  9. Reining in the higher education regulator

    Posted 5 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The Review of Higher Education released today by Minister for Higher Education, Senator Kim Carr, will be welcomed members of the National Tertiary Education Union because it explicitly recognises ...

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  10. Landmark agreement to support employees affected by domestic violence

    Posted 25 July 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    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

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