Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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Learning To Live – Educated by Tara Westover

‘Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery/ None but ourselves can free our mind’. These lyrics from Bob Marley’s ‘Redemption Song’ course through Tara Westover’s 2018...

DEBATE: Should private schools be taxed?

Jeremy Corbyn recently called for private schools to lose their charitable status, and therefore become taxed. Is this the right thing to do?

Secret police database harvested Prevent data from education sector

The database contains personal details and reasons for referral for every person referred to the programme. Of the 7,318 people were referred to Prevent in 2017-8, 2,426 were referred from the education sector.

And you thought it’s bad over here…

The educational segregation in this country that you didn't even know was happening .

Popping the all-boy bubble

How much do the benefits of an all-boy education outweigh the costs?

The UK’s education system is unfit for purpose

Myopic obsession with academic attainment harms student welfare and reduces the education system to a game

Inequality at universities is a symptom, not a cause

Social injustice occurs before students even apply

Our prudish British culture means the death of good sex

The UK’s approach to sex education is dated and dangerous

More offers for women than men for first time

This year’s intake of freshers was made up of a total of 1,070 18-year-old women, compared to 1,025 men

You do the maths: why aren’t female mathematicians getting firsts?

Despite the department’s best efforts, the gender discrepancy in results for BA Maths increased this year