I have recently had reason to look at my resume. The last time I looked at it was when I was applying to be approved as a sessional teacher way back in the last half of 2013, so I thought it could do with some sprucing up in order to reflect the last six months of casual work. 1,411 more words
Tags » Casualisation
I have shared an ongoing joke with my brother over the last few years. It is that every year follows a similar pattern, and he can anticipate the theme of our weekly dinners based around the time of year it is. 1,658 more words
Here are some current practices in an Australian university that are ostensibly meant to produce efficiency and productivity, but don’t.
1. Casual teachers need to re-apply to be on a Casual Teaching Register every semester (or session). 855 more words
After many Twitter-based discussions regarding the state of casualisation within the higher education sector affecting academic staff, general staff, and professional staff alike, I have decided to write a list of suggestions to take on board when you are communicating with your casual colleagues. 1,318 more words