Cutting the cost of living. Building more houses. Protecting the NHS. Developing skills. A draft of the proposals Hammond should deliver.
Posts Tagged: Higher education
Rebecca Lowe Coulson: MPs shouldn’t inject political bias into the university syllabus – but neither should academics
There is a legitimate question to be asked about whether UK universities have been fulfilling their duty to provide a model of reasoned discourse on Brexit.
The Right’s retreat from academia and colleges means students are being indoctrinated with the stale orthodoxies of lefty liberalism.
The second in a three-part series of contributions from the ‘New Blue Book’.
Ryan Shorthouse: Universities have enjoyed a leap in funding – vice-chancellors must act responsibly in return
It is wrong for those at the top to take advantage of the generosity of government, students, and other, far less well-remunerated, academic staff.
Without America’s clear split between elite institutions and public service providers, vice-chancellors are caught between very different sets of expectations.
Right-wing critics of the higher education sector have not given recent reforms a chance to take effect.
More widespread availability of two-year degree courses would be a good start.
Successive governments have ducked the question of which degrees are actually public goods worth spending taxpayers’ money on.
But that doesn’t mean we should stop calling out Jeremy Corbyn for his terrible polices and illusory promises.
Claims by universities to be financially independent are nonsense.
Brexit, housing, public sector pay, education, and industrial strategy should be the the stars by which ministers set a course for victory in 2022.
That the Opposition are willing to risk alienating key supporters even whilst preparing for an early election shows how dangerous they think this policy is.
Introducing Bright Blue’s seventy-point plan to support Theresa May in her quest to combat the “burning injustices” she outlined on the steps of Downing Street.
My pizza-fuelled focus group confirmed why our campaign was so unattractive to these voters, and how we can win them over.