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19 September 2013

Feeling guilty for studying history

spiked‘s education editor, Joanna Williams, writes for the Times Higher Education about how the rise of taught masters courses have created an obsession with ‘employability’ that’s leaving bright students hesitant about studying the subjects they love.

19 September 2013

‘Teachers are afraid of telling students ‘‘you're wrong’’’

Excerpts from Joanna Williams’ spiked interview with Professor Michael Young, exploring why teachers must overcome their fear of condescension and put knowledge centre-stage in schools, were published in the Telegraph yesterday.

15 September 2013

Complainants in child sex abuse cases need fair, not special, treatment

In a piece for Independent Voices, Barbara Hewson argues that new CPS guidelines aimed at doing away with old myths about victims and perpetrators in child sex abuse cases will only propagate new, just as troublesome stereotypes.

15 September 2013

GTA V is not art

Ignore the fawning commentators trying to get down with the kids, gaming has come a long way but it’s still no match for literature and film, says Tiffany Jenkins in the Scotsman.

15 September 2013

Bread-and-butter socialism? No, ta

Brendan O’Neill’s Telegraph blog on the low horizons of modern socialists.

15 September 2013

'There's more than one way to teach. It's not a science'

Frank Furedi speaks to the Times Higher Education about his recent spiked article on the scourge of scientism in education.

5 September 2013

Schleierverbot: ein angriff auf die freiheit

Elsa Makouezi’s article on the illiberalism of France’s veil ban has been republished in German on NovoArgumente.

5 September 2013

Ignore their crowing over the Miranda affair, the Guardian is no champion of a free press

Reason praise Brendan O’Neill’s editorial on the amazing double standards of the Miranda affair.

2 September 2013

Whatever happened to healthy, loving relationships?

The saturation of sexual violence on stage and screen degrades both men and women, and ignores the fact that most of us get along rather well, writes Tiffany Jenkins in the Independent.

28 August 2013

Turning sex abuse trials into therapy sessions

Victims deserve sympathy and understanding, but if you accuse someone of a criminal offence, you must come to court and be questioned about your account, writes Barbara Hewson on Independent Voices.