Education

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.

1 December 2014

The question no one can answer: What does it mean to be British?

How can we teach British values to kids if we don’t know what British values are?

31 October 2014

Global gender gap: equality is overrated

Ignore the myopic miserablists; British women have never had it so good.

31 October 2014

Educating the East End: school as soap opera

The latest fly-on-the-wall education doc shows how British schools have become centres of therapy rather than learning.

29 October 2014

Student censors – the children of an academy in crisis

Academics’ abandonment of knowledge has green-lit campus censorship.