Teachers' union the NASUWT has again warned that older experienced teachers are facing age discrimination.
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Teachers' union the NASUWT has warned that pupils are losing out in the classroom because older teachers are being forced out of their jobs by school management.
Do “older academics” really need to “make room for the young?” According to a recent opinion article in the Times Higher Education publication, they most certainly do.
Glenn Telfer claims he was the top candidate for a permanent post at an Edinburgh primary after doing the job for several months and earning plaudits from parents and his boss.
Cambridge University has introduced a compulsory retirement age of 67 for its academics to promote “intergenerational fairness” and enable career progression. The move will not apply to any non-academic staff.
The Chartered Insurance Institute could be set for a clash with the Equality and Human Rights Commission after an adviser claimed the EHRC told him the CII’s 10-year degree rule was ‘ageist’.
British companies will need to retain their ageing talent as the number of people retiring over the next ten years may outnumber the number of people finishing education.
A decision by Cambridge University chiefs to continue to force academics to retire at 67 has generated mixed feelings among staff
Members of the university’s Council and General Board said they were concerned that if they did not continue with the rules, lecturers would not retire soon enough, preventing younger blood from entering the profession.
The University of Cambridge will continue to operate a retirement age.
The 65-year-old has been suspended since January and had alleged discrimination on grounds of age.
Abertay University principal Professor Bernard King refutes newspaper reports that he has retired and has lodged age discrimination claim
The 65-year-old was suspended earlier this year.
Three quarters of staff who have experienced discrimination believe their treatment is not just down to one factor such as age but to a range of identity-related issues, a study has found.
The research, which was published to coincide with the launch of The Inclusive Employers Foundation, revealed that the most commonly cited reasons were educational background, gender and age discrimination. The survey was carried out by ICM.
Age discrimination in education? American parent files claim as elementary school daughter is denied access to middle school athletics team
In America, a parent is filing an age discrimination complaint with the U.S. Department of Education against the Mendon-Upton Regional School District for denying his sixth-grade daughter access to the middle school track team.