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The soul of a money changer

Liam Burns, the newly elected president of the National Union of Students (NUS), recently dismissed the idea that universities should be about the pursuit of wisdom, knowledge and truth. “I think we should be honest about our priorities”, he said. … Continue reading

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Does our education system interfere with our education?

Reading East MP Rob Wilson is calling for greater access to successful private schools. I think many people would see that as well-intentioned. However, his suggestion of achieving it by reserving free places solely for bright pupils who are eligible for free … Continue reading

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Positive discrimination is an oxymoron.

The Coalition’s policy of forcing top universities to lower their entrance requirements for students from “poor backgrounds” is another crazy example of social engineering. Instead of patronising state school students in this way, the Government should address the root cause … Continue reading

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