The government is a micromanaging, stingy boss to England's state educators, argues teacher Jun Bo Chan.
It is important for staff to assist and support students while teaching and learning sensitive issues, but we should not be sanitising the curriculum for them.
Despite the fact that competition for funding and accountability has increased in German higher education, there is still a general consensus that it is a public system and should be state-funded.
Education is more than what happens passively to a child.
There are two areas of spending – health and education – that the public prioritise above all others.
With the government planning to abolish student number controls in English universities, will the prestige of university be lost?
Harassment is rife in UK universities – the passing the buck approach of “not on my campus” is no longer acceptable.
Our children’s toy choices tell us something not just about how they see themselves, but how they see the world we’re creating for them.
Students graduating from university face huge debt, a difficult job market and declining starting salaries. Despite this, we shouldn’t allow education to become dominated by economics.
As students across the country receive their GCSE results, many will be realising that there is no escape from comparisons with their peers thanks to the growth of social media. But does it represent the truth?
With students paying more than ever, richer data is needed for them to accurately know how much their course will enhance their prospects.
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