Casual contracts are ruining universities for staff and students

I’ve just been offered yet another casual job. But it’s not just people like me who suffer: permanent staff are undermined and students get a cut-price education

“If you don’t put a value on yourself, no one will.” This was the advice I received from my friend this week about my latest offer of a casual university teaching job. It’s for one term and it pays by the hour.

Value. That’s a big buzzword in academia today and we are all under instruction to provide it. Yet the result seems to be a devaluation of the whole university system, with casualised staff on the sharp end. But we are not the only ones whose value is on the wane: the needs of permanent staff and students are being disregarded too.

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I’ve just been offered yet another casual job. But it’s not just people like me who suffer: permanent staff are undermined and students get a cut-price education

“If you don’t put a value on yourself, no one will.” This was the advice I received from my friend this week about my latest offer of a casual university teaching job. It’s for one term and it pays by the hour.

Value. That’s a big buzzword in academia today and we are all under instruction to provide it. Yet the result seems to be a devaluation of the whole university system, with casualised staff on the sharp end. But we are not the only ones whose value is on the wane: the needs of permanent staff and students are being disregarded too.

Continue reading…

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