14 juin 2019

The Augar report on higher education has a sting in its tail

The GuardianThe proposals are significantly regressive, increasing total payments made by lower earners, such as teachers and nurses. More...

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How history is warped by acts of forgetting

The GuardianFor us all fully to share memories of mass atrocity (such as slavery, Holocaust, ethnic cleansing) and the abjection of individuals, and to share a commitment to social justice, we need both to overhaul the curricula at every level of our education system and to implement a radical redistribution of wealth and power. More...

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'It removes stigma': how tech breaks down barriers for students with disabilities

The GuardianUniversities are under growing pressure to improve accessibility for students. But is it working. More...

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Professor who claims vaccines linked to autism funded through university portal

The GuardianA British professor who has claimed that aluminium in vaccines is linked to autism has raised more than £22,000 to support his work through a Keele University online donations portal, the Guardian can reveal. More...

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We need to let people study later in life. Ask my dad

The GuardianNot everyone knows what they want to do at 18. So why has the mature student become a dying breed. More...

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Analysing the purpose and value of universities

The GuardianReaders debate course structure, tuition fees, mental health, the importance of arts and humanities, and the need to work for a common good. More...

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Why are students at university so stressed?

The GuardianFears about the future, leaving friends and family, and having a poor work-life balance can all take their toll on mental health. More...

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What are our universities for? Taxpayers have a right to know

The GuardianThe Augar review has looked into funding. But we need a bigger vision to solve the legacy of failed marketisation. More...

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Theresa May calls for student tuition fees to be cut – video

The GuardianThe prime minister has thrown down the gauntlet to her successor as Tory leader to reduce tuition fees and reinstate maintenance grants for the poorest students. In a speech in London, May acknowledged the need to reduce the burden of debt on young people. She said no one should feel the world of higher education was closed to them because of 'who they are or where they’re from'. More...

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The Guardian view on the Augar review: taking further education seriously

The GuardianA commission appointed by the PM to look at tuition fees has concluded that colleges, and not universities, require the most urgent attention. More...

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