But she also wants to be known as more. At dinner with the aspiring public intellectual and her “cabal.”
Tim Atkins derides the cultural and human vandalism in higher education, and Susan Anderson defends the choices made at Sheffield Hallam University
Your editorial on the threat to the arts and humanities (29 June) hits the nail on the head in its analysis of what’s wrong with both government and university policy. However, while it discusses Sheffield Hallam University closing its English...
Pupils at the school thank the singer for his generosity in helping to create a “beautiful place”.
Review body said to have told DfE 3% rise is inadequate, and has instead recommended 5%
Teaching unions have warned that strikes may still be called in England despite reports of an improved offer being considered by the Treasury.
Mary Bousted, the joint general secretary of the National Education Union (NEU), welcomed suggestions of a 5% pay rise but feared it still amounted to a pay cut after...
[Ghanaian Times] Papu — Fifty young girls from two schools in the Nadowli/Kaleo District of the Upper West Region have been trained in Information Communication and Technology (ICT)to help enhance their skills in the field.
Graduates respond to the scrapping of Sheffield Hallam’s degree and the governments stance on ‘low-value’ courses
This week, the news that Sheffield Hallam University is to scrap its standalone English literature degree from next year triggered an outcry, following the government’s decision to end funding for degrees where less than 40% of graduates find “highly skilled” employment within...
[New Era] The odds were always stacked against Johanna Kamati, one of the few San people from Onamatadiva village in the Ohangwena region who made it through school without dropping out or at least reaching tertiary education level.
[The Point] The Minister of Higher Education Research Science and Technology (MOHERST) Prof. Pierre Gomez and his delegation on Friday visited Crab Island Technical Vocational Educational Training (TVET) Centre.
A new documentary observes the warped system of college admissions through the eyes of four minority students at a scandal-ridden school in Louisiana
The viral videos all had the same format: a black student sits at a nondescript table, nervously hovering over a laptop, surrounded by a phalanx of mostly black students, phone cameras at the ready to capture the moment. When the students from TM...
[Capital FM] Nairobi — 116, 000 teachers will be employed within two years if the Kenya Kwanza Alliance wins the August polls and forms the next government.
[Capital FM] Nairobi — The Commission for University Education has for the second time revoked its recognition of Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja’s degree certificate.
[Capital FM] Nairobi — Uganda’s National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) now says a probe on Team University, a private institution from where Nairobi gubernatorial candidate Johnson Sakaja is said to have acquired his degree, is nearing completion.
The university, which had climbed to No. 2 in the influential rankings, said it needed more time to address questions about its data, which were raised by a Columbia math professor.
Laura took in her two half-siblings six years ago, but says she is now struggling as prices soar.
The move by two of the Pac-12 Conference’s marquee schools came as the Big Ten closed in on a new television deal.
‘A line has been crossed’ say English universities, after education minister requests scheme identifying barriers to success is dropped
Universities in England have launched a fightback against government attacks on their autonomy, telling ministers they “crossed a line” by pressurising them to abandon a scheme designed to improve equality on campus.
In what may a turning point in the...
My dad, Ian Law, who has died aged 65 of pancreatic cancer, was a sociologist who was committed to racial justice and whose work helped universities to start acknowledging their part in slavery and colonialism.
Born in Luton, Bedfordshire, Ian was the son of Monica (nee Bull), a homemaker, and Geoff Law, an engineer. Following a scholarship to Trinity school, Croydon, he went to Liverpool...
[Shabelle] PARIS – Somalia’s Minister of Education Abdullahi Arab has attended an International Conference on the Advancement of Education which was held in Paris, the French capital.
Move scraps or amends clauses that would have given DfE greater control over academy trusts in England
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Ministers have announced a U-turn on key elements of the government’s schools bill, scrapping or amending clauses that would have given the Department for Education (DfE) greater control over “virtually every aspect” of academy trusts in England.
The schools bill,...
[GroundUp] Poor and working-class communities will never know when their schools will be fixed, say education activists
[Daily Maverick] Michael Workman is a retired educator who was most recently principal of St John’s Preparatory School and before that, principal of Carmel Primary. He has an M.Ed (Curriculum Theory, Planning, Development and Contemporary Issues in Curriculum Evaluation) from the former University of Natal.