10 university flashpoints over free speech

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Free speech – too much of it or too little of it – has become one of the thorniest and most emotive subjects for universities.
At what point do strongly held views become extremism or hate speech?
There have been violent flashpoints, particularly in ..

#threequestionsEDU with Alicia Bankhofer @aliciabankhofer

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Thanks to everyone who has checked out the responses to the #threequestionsEDU series so far. Today’s response comes from Alicia Bankhofer. We’ve had some great responses so far from educators all over the world. Alicia writes her response from Austria and you can find her blog here.
Join in! If you’d like to respond to the questions please read this post first. I am still taking responses and would love to hear from you!
Name: Alicia Bankhofer

Twitter handle: @aliciabankhofer
A bit about yourself: I teach English and Information Technology at Middle School level in Vienna, Austria and I’m also the ICT coordinator for my school, helping teachers and students integrate educational technology into learning. I lead teacher seminars and workshops and collaborate regularly with educators around Europe on various online projects eg. http://www.bildungspunks.de #EduPnx #ADE2017
What do you think are the biggest issues facing education right now? From my vantage point in Austria, I think..

Textbook revolution

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Turkey's schools have begun the new academic year with a controversial curriculum that leaves out the theory of evolution and brings in the concept of jihad.
For Turkey's Islamist-rooted government, the idea is for a new “education of value..