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The survey has been designed as part of a UCU initiative which seeks to provide improved help and guidance for UCU members in respect to their academic freedom rights and responsibilities. The findings arising from the survey will help the UCU both to develop a new national policy on academic freedom, and to produce appropriate support and training materials concerning academic freedom, for use by UCU members.
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Steve Lui, Huddersfield University UCU
UCU joined up with the National Union of Students (NUS) for a mass demonstration in defence of free, accessible and quality further and higher education and to demand an end to privatisation and cuts in universities and colleges. For more information, click here.
Read The Guardian article here.
What is the National Senior Management Survey?
The National Senior Management Survey has been launched as a tool for academic staff around the UK to complete on the practices of their senior management team. The survey seeks to move the gaze from the narrow metrics of staff performance to the senior management teams who set the conditions through which staff performance becomes possible. In so doing it seeks to ask questions of the current trajectory of higher education in the UK and to broaden debate about what universities should and could be for our students.
Please click here to complete the survey or select it from the Workload menu
Wishing All Our Members And UCU Members Everywhere A Happy Christmas
From Huddersfield UCU Committee
(We’ll be continuing working hard for you in 2017!)
Find out about the university’s lecture capture policy here. Find out about opting out of lecture capture here. This information is also available from the Workload menu.
Is your appraisal process in line with the appraisal policy?
Are you being held accountable for matters over which you have little or no control (e.g. student attendance) ?
Appraisals should be about an opportunity for employees to present what they feel to be their main achievements over the last 12 months with emphasis on self appraisal.
Check out UCU’s guidance here and the university appraisal policy
Problems? Contact UCU
Please contact UCU if you would like to inform us that you have experienced problems or you suspect your appraisal has not been in line with the appraisal policy.