Posts Tagged ‘workforce’
Need for more engineers still ‘critical’
By Antonia Maiolo | 22nd July, 2013 | Front page posts, News, Teaching |
The number of engineering students is not enough to meet workforce demands but moves are underway to bridge the gap. By Antonia Maiolo Over the last few years experts have warned of a potential skills shortage in the field of More..
Union calls for change to act
By Campus Review | 15th July, 2013 | Features, Front page posts, Legal, Management, News |
The NTEU says members are angry with UWS management over their stance during negotiations for a new enterprise agreement. The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is calling for amendments to the Fair Work Act after it accused the Fair Work More..
Boundaries blur as academics take on other work
By Annette Blackwell | 5th March, 2012 | Management, News |
University general/professional staffs are sometimes presented as if they were part of the ‘problem’ rather than as people with key roles to play in universities, a conference in Sydney has heard. “One could be forgiven for thinking that universities only More..
PhDs who had no plans to find work in academia do : UK survey
By Annette Blackwell | 5th March, 2012 | International, News, Research |
In the UK the proportion of doctoral students who find academic jobs is greater than the proportion with a definite aspiration to do so – except in the arts and humanities, a major survey of PhD students’ career aspirations have More..