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Posts tagged with higher education

  1. Don’t expect better student learning and staff working conditions by emulating the US university system

    Posted 26 May 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    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 ...

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  2. Media Release: Students have a right to protest against unfair cuts to university funding

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

    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 ...

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  3. May 21 Protest against higher education cuts

    Posted 14 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

     
    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.
     
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  4. Media Release: Budget: Road to ruin for public higher education

    Posted 13 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Tonight’s budget has seen Tony Abbott succeed in his quest to be known as an ‘infrastructure prime minister’.

    He and Christopher Pyne have paved a road to ruin for our public ...

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  5. Media Release: Who will give them the bad news?

    Posted 8 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has created a video to highlight the Government’s plans to increase student fees in the upcoming budget.

    This is despite Christopher Pyne saying on the 26 August, 2012 that the ...

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  6. Media Release: Christopher Pyne Breaks Promise

    Posted 8 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Christopher Pyne will this week break a key promise of the Abbott Government that they would not increase university fees.

    According to media reports, Minister Pyne will use a speech at Monash ...

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  7. Media Release: Universities Australia Ignores Evidence in Changing Stance on Competition with Private Providers

    Posted 7 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU is gravely disappointed that Universities Australia (UA) has ignored clear evidence of policy failure in the opening up of Commonwealth funding to all higher education providers.

    This ...

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  8. Commission of Audit guarantees politically convenient government interference

    Posted 2 May 2014 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU says that the Commission of Audit’s recommendations on research and development will guarantee ongoing interference by government into the independence and ...

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  9. Media Release: Commission of Audit Analysis Could Cost Government More

    Posted 2 May 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU says that the Commission of Audit’s (CoA) higher education recommendations are fundamentally flawed because the analysis of higher education expenditure on which they are based is ...

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  10. Media Release: Audit Commission’s proposal to increase student fees to promote quality and access won’t work, says NTEU

    Posted 1 May 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Increasing the cost of getting a university degree through increasing HELP fees plus deregulating fees is not the way to ensure Australia has a robust and internationally reputable higher education ...

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