Hard line on boycott could cost staff thousands| Jack Grove | Times Higher Education |20 February 2014
Experts foresee tough reaction from universities to UCU’s ‘ultimate sanction’ Academics taking part in next term’s planned marking boycott could lose thousands of pounds in pay as universities take a tougher line on deductions than they did over similar action in 2006, a legal expert has warned.
TEQSA cuts ‘chance to restructure’ | BERNARD LANE | The Australian Higher Education | 19 February, 2014
A ROUND of redundancies at the higher education regulator is an opportunity to restructure the agency and make it less top-heavy, say former senior staffers.
They say the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency, which faces political and provider pressure to cut red tape, is seeking to cut seven to nine positions, the number depending on the salaries of those who go. TEQSA had 93 staff at June 30 last year, having hired 38 people in 2012-13.