Some UK schools are banning ‘best friends’ to spare children the heartbreak of falling out. Bad move.
Obsessed with furnishing student-consumers with skills, universities now merely train where once they enlightened.
The Doha Debates suggest that people in the Arab world could teach Westerners a thing or two about freedom of speech.
In an extract from their new book, Kathryn Ecclestone and Dennis Hayes argue that the relentless introduction of emotional literacy into the school curriculum is opening young people’s minds to the policing of the authorities.
The idea that British academics should boycott Israeli universities and their staff is a slap in the face to academic freedom and solidarity.
Must-reads from the past week
The idea that McDonald's could provide qualifications has prompted derision, but the ‘McDonaldisation’ of learning has already begun.
It's not the source of university funding that should concern academics, but the strings attached to it by the state.
The authors of a major new survey, Basildon: The Mood of the Nation, challenge the old and new stereotypes of Essex Man.