8 April 2015

Universities: the environmentalist enemy within

A vital new report shows how sustainability poses a threat to academic freedom.

1 April 2015

Why the yearning for grammar schools?

They are a reminder of a subject-based education rarely found elsewhere today.

12 March 2015

Conditioning kids to have state-approved sex

The whiff of Brave New World in consent classes for 11-year-olds.

10 March 2015

The gender pay gap is a myth – so why do so many buy it?

There’s an ironic paternalism to the anti-pay gap campaign.

4 March 2015

Fees, philistinism and the future of HE

The tuition fees debate shows how philistine our leaders have become.

6 February 2015

How the academy green-lit student censorship

Those little authoritarians didn’t come from nowhere.

30 January 2015

Teaching: it’s about what you know

William Kitchen vs education’s child-centred, anti-knowledge orthodoxy.

19 January 2015

Universities are no place for the
anti-terror thought police

Counterterrorism laws are stifling research and debate in UK universities.

6 January 2015

The academy’s first freedom fighters

What we can learn from a century-old fight for free thought.

17 December 2014

We need to open the academic mind

Getting rid of the the Research Excellence Framework would be a good start.