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We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon


Posted By on Jul 12, 2018

Silencing staff, cutting the Faculty of Education and Social Work in the midst of a nationwide teacher shortage, and refusing to listen to serious concerns about the direction he is taking the University of Auckland. It is time we talked about Professor Stuart McCutcheon and his leadership of the University of Auckland. Concern about the direction McCutcheon is taking the institution intensified this week when the Vice-Chancellor...

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We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon


Posted By on Jul 12, 2018

Silencing staff, cutting the Faculty of Education and Social Work in the midst of a nationwide teacher shortage, and refusing to listen to serious concerns about the direction he is taking the University of Auckland. It is time we talked about Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart McCutcheon and his leadership, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today. Concern about the direction of the institution intensified this week when the...

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Sandra Grey, national president of the Tertiary Education Union, reflects on the decision of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland to axe 45 full-time equivalent jobs from Libraries and Learning Services. With many people losing their jobs and a whole library closing down, it’s easy to say how staff at the University of Auckland Library are feeling today – devastated. Forty people this week have had their lives turned...

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Tertiary Update – Vol 21 No 11 University of Auckland Vice-Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon’s proposal to cut staff from the Faculty of Education risks worsening the chronic teacher shortage facing New Zealand, the Tertiary Education Union has said. McCutcheon told staff last week that he proposed to cut 23.4 full-time equivalent jobs from the university’s Faculty of Education and Social Work. The proposal is justified on the...

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University of Auckland Vice-Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon’s proposal to cut staff from the Faculty of Education risks worsening the chronic teacher shortage facing New Zealand, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today. McCutcheon told staff this afternoon that he proposed to cut 23.4 full-time equivalent jobs from the university’s Faculty of Education and Social Work. The proposal is justified on the basis that the Faculty...

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Union members at the University of Auckland are disappointed by management plans published last week to cut 45 full-time equivalent jobs in Libraries and Learning Services Te Tumu Herenga. Management plans include proposals to close a significant number of service points across the university, reducing the number of places students can go to receive expert learning and research support. A number of people will also see their job...

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