Firing of Hong Kong professor condemned / L’ACPPU condamne le licenciement d’un professeur de Hong Kong

** La  version  française suit ** Firing of Hong Kong professor condemned The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) condemns the dismissal of pro-democracy activist professor Benny Tai from his tenured position as an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong. “The firing of Professor Tai is another signal that academic freedom[…]

Join educators, students and parents to call for a safe reopening of schools in September

Subject: Join educators, students and parents to call for a safe reopening of schools in September Sent on behalf of Sue Wurtele, OCUFA Vice-president: Dear colleagues, Parents and educators are organizing a provincial day of action next week on Wednesday, July 29 at 12pm to call for a safe and well-funded reopening of schools in September.  OCUFA will[…]

Contract Faculty Community

Some of you may have noticed a new course showing up in your MyLS called ‘Contract Faculty Community’. To access this community forum go to the Self-Registration button at the top left corner of your main MyLearningSpace page. It is a space for us to share information and to create community during these unprecedent times. I hope[…]

CAUT On-line Organizing School – Engaging & Mobilizing Members in the Fall / Programme de formation en ligne de l’ACPPU : mobiliser les membres à l’automne

*  La version française suit ** Memorandum 20:36 Date:  July 13, 2020 To:   Presidents and Administrative Officers: Local and Federated Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re: CAUT On-line Organizing School – Engaging & Mobilizing Members in the Fall The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified challenges facing academic staff and the sector. Austerity plans are already underway in some provinces[…]

CF Special Payment

Greetings Contract Faculty, Many of you have asked WLUFA for clarification about where you are to send your confirmation letter from Teaching and Learning for the CF Special Payment for Fall 2020.  This is what WLUFA knows: everything is being arranged through Departments/Deans’ offices.  Please check with your Department first. When you submit the completion letter[…]

Emergency Online Teaching and the Neoliberal University: A Follow-up Discussion

on the article ‘Faculty should push back during COVID-1 9 ’ (Bulletin ) /‘ The academy’s neoliberal response to COVID-19: Why faculty should be wary and how we can push back ’ (Academic Matters ) by Honor Brabazon Join other faculty/instructors July 3rd on Zoom to • Share experiences and raise concerns about the implications[…]

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