Archive for 12 December 2010

USI calls for the renegotiation of the Croke Park deal. Wages too high on campus!

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 12 December 2010 by Steve

“On Saturday 11th December, USI National Council passed a motion allowing the USI leadership to call for the renegotiation of the Croke Park Deal, so that public-sector pay can be further cut in the hope of protecting students’ frontline services …” (more)

[Indymedia Ireland, 12 December]

Podcasting and screencasting for supporting lectures

Posted in teaching with tags on 12 December 2010 by Steve

“Prompted by my visit to Edinburgh next week to the More Effective Lectures workshop, I have compiled several blog posts and bits and pieces of other writing into a Resource Pack that I hope might be useful to other practitioners …” (more, pdf)

[Is this going to be on the exam?, 12 December]

Theresa May to make Commons statement on tuition fee protests

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 12 December 2010 by Steve

“… Reports surfaced today that the Metropolitan police commissioner, Sir Paul Stephenson, had offered to resign over the Met’s handling of Thursday’s protests …” (more)

[Jonathan Paige, Guardian, 12 December]

Ultimate Frisbee: Cork Mens dominate home soil, Trinity Ladies win tight final

Posted in Life with tags , , on 12 December 2010 by Steve

“Indoor Inter-Varsity’s 2010 took place in Cork on the weekend of November 20th. This was the first inter-varsity UCC had hosted in a long time, so all players were excited to travel to Cork for an event other than Cork Open …” (more)

[Gearoid O Fearghail, SportsNewsIreland, 12 December]

Varadkar wants public appointments delayed until after election

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 12 December 2010 by Steve

“There has been a call for a moratorium on public appointments until after the General Election …” (more)

[Breaking News.ie, 12 December]

Photos released of tuition fees protest suspects

Posted in Legal issues with tags on 12 December 2010 by Steve

“Scotland Yard released pictures of 14 people who are wanted in connection with violence during the tuition fee demonstrations …” (more)

[Sunday Telegraph, 12 December]

Could the government lose the tuition fees vote in the Lords on Tuesday?

Posted in Fees and access with tags on 12 December 2010 by Steve

“Could the government lose the tuition fees vote in the Lords on Tuesday evening? There are beginning to be murmurings that suggest whips are beginning to get nervous …” (more)

[William Cullerne Bown, Exquisite Life, 12 December]