Tag: universities

The Virtual University

27 Feb 2016

The devaluation of teaching, the reduction of students to transferable commodities, the traducing of research to grant-getting and revenue-raising, the desire to rise in global university rankings, and so on, mean that universities are already becoming experts at responding to a scorched earth scenario at least partly of their own creation.

But What’s It Really For? by Robert DiNapoli

The machining of the modern university

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

Mining Universities by Kristen Lyons and Carol Richards

Research in today's mining-funded tertiary sector

Afghanistan: Gift or Grand Conceit?

It is beyond most Westerners to understand today how offers of democracy are really much more than this: there is a widespread incapacity to grasp the social assumptions embedded in our 'gifts' writes John Hinkson

The School as Market

‘Equity’ and ‘choice’ delude Labor and create inequities for generations of students

My University

Rod Beecham on The reductio ad absurdum of Commonwealth education policy

Two Worlds

John Hinkson discusses the implications of two worlds developing on the cultural stage

George W. Bush

Matthew Ryan Linking God, Death and Votes