Dangers of Associate Lecturing

The experiences in Australia, I wonder how far they echo the British experience of Associate Lecturing, but this I can definitely concur with: There are good arguments on both sides. But no one, it seems, is looking at the bigger picture in relation to higher education: the concept that casualisation of the academic workforce is bad for Australia as a whole, and contributes to the “lucky country” being in danger of becoming the “dumb country”. Continue Reading →