University of South Australia
The Federal Government early last month announced changes to the funding arrangements for the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) and this prompted a number of responses from Indigenous ...•
Vice Chancellor's Remuneration 2013
The NTEU believes that the Australian public has the right to know how much it costs each of Australia’s public universities to remunerate their vice ...
Staff at the UniSA Business School were invited to a town Hall meeting last week, at which PVC Professor Marie Wilson outlined some broad directions for the Division- but noted most of this ...
University Staff, Students and members of the community gathered at Christopher Pynes’ electoral office on September 10 to protest his Higher Education agenda and to present him with an invoice ...
Pyne Rally Pictures 2014
- Deanna Taylor speaking
- Kevin Rouse addressing rally
- Ron Slee addresses rally
- Presenting the Invoice
National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)
Submission to Senate Inquiry Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment (HERRA) Bill 2014
The National Tertiary Education Union’s (NTEU) ...
Make a Submission to the Senate Committee on the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014
The Federal Government’s Budget proposals to Higher Education will radically change the sector severely impacting on Universities, staff, and students. The NTEU has been campaigning ...
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
Long time NTEU member, Professor Barbara Pocock AM has researched work and employment relations for more than 30 years. She has worked for Australian governments, community organisations, and universities including the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia, where in 2006 she founded the Centre for Work + Life. Initially trained as an economist, Barbara completed her doctorate in gender studies, and taught and researched labour studies and social science from the mid-1980s to 2014. As Barbara retires from full time work, NTEU National President Jeannie Rea and UNSW Branch President Sarah Gregson reflect upon her working