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 ..

Private Tuition

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Growth in the use of private tutoring frequently hits the headlines. The Sutton Trust estimates the annual value of the private tuition market in the United Kingdom to be worth between £1-2 billion per year. The Trust has also found that, over the la..

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..