05 juin 2018

Dangerous questions: Why Academic Freedom matters

The NTEU is an affiliate of Scholars at Risk the New York based, international organisation dedicated to protecting and re-locating academics at risk, advocating for academic freedom and freedom of speech, and to education. Scholars at Risk, with partners, is launching a free massive open online course (MOOC) on why academic freedom matters, beginning on 4 June 2018, but you can register today. More...

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Media Release: Labor Signals End to Higher Education 'Ice Age'

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) welcomes the Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten's commitment that a future Labor government will scrap the Turnbull government’s plans to offer massive tax cuts to large corporations and high income earners, and instead use these budget savings to provide better tax relief for low and middle income earners and invest in public health and education. More...

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Media Release: Union claims Turnbull Government chasing votes rather than investing in Australia’s future

The 2018-19 Federal Budget has exposed a Coalition government motivated by political self-preservation rather than promoting future social and economic prosperity according to the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU). More...

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Media Release: University of Melbourne Staff to Strike on 9 May

National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) members at the University of Melbourne have voted to strike for 4 hours on Wednesday 9 May as part of their long campaign for a new Enterprise Agreement. More...

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NTEU statement calling for the reinstatement of Professor Peter Ridd

Professor Ridd has now had his employment terminated by JCU management.  He is still fighting the matter, and has sourced $260,000 through his gofundme page (now closed due to the funding target being reached). More...

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GDPR: what mobility advisors need to know

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Being a mobility advisor, you deal with a lot of data. As such, a lot changed for you when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018. However, what does this big change entail and what effect will it have on your role within your higher education institution? This blog post covers some basic questions you might have about GDPR and offers a simple explanation of what you can expect. More...

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No question about it: Geneva 2018 has something for everyone

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Those who love to learn absolutely love coming to the EAIE Conference. We have many professional development opportunities planned this year, with workshops designed and presented by experts in our field; posters on best practices, innovations, and country updates; and over 130 sessions on topics running the breadth of the international higher education field. More...

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Introducing the 2018-2020 EAIE leaders

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The EAIE is driven by a global team of dedicated experts in the field of international higher education who volunteer their time and expertise to lead the Association. This group is elected by our member community every two years. Beginning in April 2018, 116 candidates from 28 countries, campaigned for one of 77 positions. We are now excited to introduce the 2018–2020 EAIE Leadership. More...

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Dangerous questions: Why not keep quiet?

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The Academic Refuge project is raising such dilemmas in a new massive open online course (MOOC) Dangerous Questions-Why Academic Freedom Matters. Read more to find out whether some questions are too dangerous to ask. More...

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Gender and Gamification: international academic collaboration

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Information about gender and sexual identity can be a useful starting point for learning, but usually facts are not enough to set new behaviour into motion. Today it seems that, the more shocking the news of gender misbehaviour in high places, the more it seems to be digested by much of the public as a part of an old normal, politically weaponised, becoming a new normal. More...

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