Tag: education

Towards Inanition: Diminishing the Humanities, Communications and Arts at Our Peril

Reason, rationality, calculation and measurement need to be transformed by empathy, compassion, imagination, dialogue, creativity and importantly the questioning of authority and power.

‘We’ve Been Sick for a While…’: English Language Education Industry’s Problems Run Deeper than COVID-19

Many have made the case that the COVID-19 pandemic poses an existential threat to English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) and therefore to these jobs, students and institutions. Although this is nominally true, the crisis has revealed the unsustainable and unethical business practices on which ELICOS colleges have always depended.

Noel Pearson’s Education Agenda, by Chris Sarra

Placing his programs in the ‘radical centre’ is a misnomer

University Deregulation, by Nick Riemer

Public higher education needs defenders made of sterner stuff

Servitude for Students by John Holmwood

The moral crisis at the heart of the neoliberal university

MOOCs: Disrupting the University or Business as Usual?

by Simon Cooper

Selling TAFE

Yet another neoliberal push on education By Colin Long

National Curriculum

Despite its flaws, the Australian curriculum deserves serious debate

Academic Uprisings

Neo-liberalism and student activism in Croatia

A Band of Robbers

Erin McKenna Blood and Money in the US Presidential Elections

George W. Bush

Matthew Ryan Linking God, Death and Votes

The Languages of Reconciliation

Leanne Reinke