Solidarity with contract teachers in Ontario colleges, whose poor working conditions mirror that of Cont Ed contract work in CEGEPS.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ontario-college-strike-academia-1.4364735?cmp=rss

  ‘People are suffering’: Contract work has turned universities, colleges into temp agencies, say critics

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Precarious work is the “new norm” at Canada’s colleges and universities, say teachers who are constantly put on contracts instead of being hired permanently. They say it’s not only difficult for them personally, but it’s having an impact on students.

 

The paradox and problem of budget cutbacks and increased administration hiring across the pond parallels the CEGEP situation here in Quebec.  It is clear how Quality Assurance conforms to this skewed “educational” model based on business strategies:

“The meaningless tasks and faux-business strategies prioritised by British universities have skewed their real role.”

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/21/universities-broke-cut-pointless-admin-teaching

  Universities are broke. So let’s cut the pointless admin …

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Universities are broke. So let’s cut the pointless admin and get back to teaching André Spicer