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Seven ways in which universiti...

Aug 15, 2017 by

Jean-Paul Addie – With tuition fees in England set to rise to £9,250 and interest rates on loans escalating from 4.6% to 6.1%...

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No-platforming Richard Dawkins...

Aug 11, 2017 by

Richard Dawkins was “no-platformed” – banned – in July from appearing on Berkeley, California, radio station KPFA following a series...

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Universities unveil plan to re...

Aug 10, 2017 by

Katelin Morris – Australian universities have announced a ten-point plan in response to the release of a national survey into...

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Hard Evidence: at what age are...

Aug 6, 2017 by

David Whitebread – When are children “ready” for school? There is much debate about when the transition between play-based...

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Social mobility is in your gen...

Aug 4, 2017 by

Ziada Ayorech, Sophie von Stumm – For decades, researchers have linked a person’s social mobility to their education. The more...

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Understanding why some female ...

Jul 17, 2017 by

Andrea J. Darling – More than 100 women were convicted of sexual offences in 2015. The figures, obtained via a freedom of...

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Poorer children are being left...

Jul 10, 2017 by

Suzanne Graham – The UK has a reputation (rightly or wrongly) for struggling to learn foreign languages. A recent survey...

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Most graduates will never pay ...

Jul 10, 2017 by

Andrew Gunn – New finding show that more than 70% of students who left university last year are never expected to finish...

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Turkey bans teaching of evolut...

Jun 30, 2017 by

James Williams – In the US there have been many attempts to expunge evolution from the school curriculm or demand that...

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How to eat your way to better ...

Jun 25, 2017 by

Simon Cooper – The saying goes that you are what you eat, so when it comes to exam time it makes sense to think carefully about...

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How European academics are fee...

Jun 23, 2017 by

Irene Skovgaard-Smith – “I remember very distinctly the morning when the final counting was done,” recalled Joaquín de...

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TEF: everything you need to kn...

Jun 22, 2017 by

Andrew Gunn – The results of the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) have now been announced. Universities across the UK...

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Why there are costs to moral o...

Jun 21, 2017 by

Justin Tosi, Brandon Warmke – Many Americans are morally outraged that U.S. President Donald Trump fired former FBI Director...

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Academics fear the value of kn...

Jun 19, 2017 by

Jennifer Chubb – A climate of “anti-intellectualism”, faltering levels of trust in “experts” and an era of “post-truth”...

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Why just speaking English isn’...

Jun 17, 2017 by

Abigail Parrish , Ursula Lanvers – Britain is facing an uncertain future and an uneasy relationship with Europe after Brexit...

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Leaving school early means you...

Jun 15, 2017 by

Stephen Lamb and Shuyan Huo – One in eight Australians will never get Year 12 qualifications. Some, but not all of these...

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Inside the world’s large...

Jun 12, 2017 by

Katherine Stapleton – A record-breaking 8m students will graduate from Chinese universities in 2017. This figure is nearly ten...

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From little Acorns – a brief h...

Jun 9, 2017 by

Rhys James Jones – Play has always been central to growing up, – whether it’s in the street or on a playing field – or in the...

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What each party manifesto mean...

Jun 8, 2017 by

Andrew Gunn – For students voting in the 2017 General Election, there is much to consider – with fees and the future of higher...

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Poorer students aren’t a...

Jun 7, 2017 by

Claire Callender – With various political parties pledging to abolish or alter tuition fees, the question of how to fund higher...

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