Matthew McGowan is the General Secretary of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU, Australia) since 2018. He has served as NTEU’s National Assistant Secretary for eight years. He is the former secretary of the union's Victorian division and has been a union activist throughout his working life.
Written by Matthew McGowan
Standards and working conditions 16 May 2022
Education Support Personnel build and protect universities
The idea of a university is a noble and important one. A place where knowledge can be shared, tested, developed and expanded. Where people can interrogate everything important about who we are, how the world works and how we fit within it. This happens in an environment built on freedom...Education Support Personnel build and protect universities
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 June 2018
“Towards recognising Education Support Personnel within education unions’ work worldwide”, by Matthew McGowan
I had the privilege of attending Education International’s first conference on Education Support Personnel (ESP) on May 15 and 16 this year. As the first ever conference for staff who work in education in professional and support roles, it was not only an important event for those involved – it...“Towards recognising Education Support Personnel within education unions’ work worldwide”, by Matthew McGowan