Our responses as a Branch at the University of Exeter will allow UCU to both identify best practice within the sector and identify whether we need further support where the management response is poor.
We are asking for urgent answers to the questions raised on the new demands for face-to-face teaching that are being asked from staff from Monday the 8th of March.
Members should not offer f2f teaching unless they feel it is essential. From communications with the University, current guidance is that this should only be done when practical; included in practicality is staff and students' workload.
The university has a duty to ensure your conditions of work are safe and as a union we will protect those rights.
We are asking the University to adopt a formal policy to allow flexible working and reduced workload hours for parents/carers as a matter of urgency, and that the general workload issues are properly addressed, also as a matter of urgency.
One-click survey results of Exeter UCU members: 91% Yes, I frequently have to work above the hours I am supposed to according to the workload planning model.6% No, the workload planning model is about right.3% Maybe (in case you would like to respond to the poll but do not feel able to answer yes or … Continue reading Feedback from UCU members on workload and the impact of the new workload policy – January 2021
Email your response by 30th November.