We have received the advice from UCU head office on working to contract as ‘action short of a strike’, which starts on Friday 16 June.
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UCU consultation on HE pay (Oct/Nov 2016) Industrial action in HE FAQs Timeline so far Rate for the job Guidance for External Examiners The response of the National Union of Students Leaflet for students Leaflet for members new to industrial action about striking and ‘working to contract’ … Continue reading →
We’ve been receiving a steady stream of information from some of the people carrying out the current boycott of assessment. Here is a list of some of the details we’ve received, all anonymised: 50 mid-semester essays not being marked Marking delayed on assignment for MA module The majority of 200 Level 1 essays are not being marked The majority of 200 Level 2 practical reports are not being marked Individual assignments (45%) module grade not happening For one module all assessment ceased and no exams set Coursework setting suspended 50 mid-term essays not being marked marking of reports not being done Summative coursework essay – setting of essay title and essay marking not being done Weekly assessed writing assignment not marked Essay not being marked – (60 level-2 students). Marking of mid-term assessments on 2 MA modules 50 mid-term essays not being marked Setting (and marking) assessed coursework for a one week module Course essays not marked Short essays not being marked 1 assessment for a level 3 module – approx. 60 students -not been marked 1 assessment for a level 2 module approx -not been marked Setting of semester 2 essay titles not done Assignments for MA module not marked Undergraduate project is not being marked PGT research vivas not happening Viva for PHD not happening Summative presentations not assessed Assessed group presentations not happening Assessed practicals not being marked Exam papers not sent to external examiners Level 3 mid-term assessment not taking place Mid-term exams not marked Assessment panel not attended Student progress committee not attended Mid-term assessments on 2 MA modules Written test postponed MCQ’s test not happening Spot test assessment not being set Send us you boycott information to email@example.com … Continue reading →