CASA: the house that casualisation built

Karina Luzia, Kate Bowles

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Abstract

We're hearing quite a bit at the moment about US higher education as a model for deregulation in Australia. We look at their leafy college towns and ivy-covered campuses, their deep philanthropic pockets, their Silicon Valley entrepreneurialism, their MOOCs and, above all, their higher education rankings, and ask: why can't we have what they're having? There are a couple of reasons why Australia should think twice about following America's lead. One is the $1.3 trillion owed by Americans in student loans, second only to home mortgages. The other is the state of the academic profession.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-33
Number of pages2
JournalAdvocate : newsletter of the National Tertiary Education Union
Volume21
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Deregulation
  • Student loans
  • Education, Higher--Employees
  • Employees--Professional ethics
  • Graduate students--Employment
  • Australia
  • United States

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