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Tuesday 19 January 2021
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Category: education-policy

University of Chicago Offers Students “Trump 101” Class

If you live anywhere near a college campus these days, you’ve seen it: mass panic, and mass confusion as hyper-liberal college students...

Oxbridge’s lack of black students a ‘staggering’ failure, says universities minister

The universities minister has attacked Oxbridge for its “staggering” failure 
to attract more black students, saying 
that colleges...

GCSE school league tables 2015: compare your school’s performance

League tables showing the performance of English secondary schools in GCSEs and equivalent qualifications at more than more than 5,000...

Online tutoring websites bring tuition to the mass market

MyTutorWeb, which runs online classrooms, has attracted investment from heavy-hitters in private equity, says Rebecca Burn-Callander....

Three quarters of graduates get 2:1 or firsts as regulator issues warning to universities to halt grade inflation

Three quarters of graduates now obtain a first class degree or a 2:1 as the Office for Students warns it will name and shame universities...

John Carmack’s Deep Nights

Late Night Depth I recently reread Masters of Doom — David Kushner’s entertaining (though cheesily dialogued) history of id...

Spend More Time Alone

A Lonely Binge I recently read three books on the topic of solitude. Two were actually titled Solitude, while the third, and most recently...

How Ethnic Studies Connects Learning With Students’ Identities

In Jr Arimboanga’s ninth-grade classroom, students learn about critical consciousness: how to read the word, but also the world. It’s...

How Libraries Can Turn Stories Into Maker Projects

In recent years, libraries have broadened their scope of offerings to the local community to involve more making activities like 3-D...

6 BOOKS TO READ BEFORE THEY BECOME MOVIES

2017 has been the year of book-to-movie adaptions. But it isn’t quite over. Starting in July and continuing throughout the year, some...