While the English HE sector as done well financially in the last eight years, there is a culture of risk aversion within the university. In this post I think about the issues and consider some of the effects on my Faculty and on my work in education.
Remarks for the discussion at the Senate House, University of Cambridge on 6 November on the use of funds from £600 million bond issue Deputy Vice Chancellor. The Council has… Read more »
There have been some conversations in the University, I understand, that there are too many graduate students competing for too few academic jobs. There was some discussion also that we… Read more »
I love John Mason. It is always a pleasure to listen to him as he takes you with him through his exploration of mathematical thinking and learning: “sit there and… Read more »
The issue of anti-semitism on the left has to be taken seriously. I do not believe that the Labour Party or even the left of the Labour Party is any… Read more »
The current dispute between the University and College Union (UCU) and the representative body of the employers, Universities UK (UUK), is over imposed cuts to pension benefits. According to the… Read more »
The neoliberal consensus is broken, we need to start to think about what our education system might look like in the future
The Labour Party offers a bold and radical vision for the future of education. Here, I look at the economics and consider the possiblities
Teach First’s Social Mobility report is useful. But isn’t there an irony or paradox here? Can we address neoliberal problems through neoliberal means?
As Ann Pettifor’s book was published, it was both amusing and perhaps a reflection of current times that one of the most complete and effective reviews of the Production of Money: How… Read more »