Tertiary Update

Tertiary Update is TEU’s weekly newsletter of tertiary education issues from the perspective of those who work there.

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  • Help end zero-hours this May Day

    Unite zero-hours McDonalds

    Tertiary Update Vol 18 No 12 Unite members at McDonalds are asking TEU members to ‘go without Maccas’ on May Day tomorrow. Or, better still, help discourage others from eating at ...

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  • New law delivers Campus Living a long ANZAC weekend


    Tertiary Update Vol 18 No 11 Next Monday Campus Living Villages Ltd staff will get a mondayised ANZAC Day holiday for the first time. Mondayisation means that public holidays that fall ...

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  • Massey consults on new council

    Thanks to LSG at Flickr for the photo - https://www.flickr.com/photos/lutfisheikhghazali/3540020293/

    Tertiary Update Vol 18 No 10 Massey University has started to consult on the composition of its new council.  Its consultation document proposes one elected academic staff representative, one elected general ...

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  • TEU and ITF debate apprentice report


    Tertiary Update Vol 18 No 8 A Ministry of Education report suggests industry training delivered apprenticeships are cheaper and more effective than managed apprenticeships delivered through polytechnics and institutes of technology. The ...

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  • Joyce asked how much tertiary staff worth


    Tertiary Update Vol 18 No 7 Steven Joyce does not have an answer yet for how much he believes a good university tutor, university lecturer, senior university lecturer, polytechnic tutor, polytechnic ...

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