18 May 2017

Turning education into welfare

Both Labour and the Conservatives want to turn schools into wellness retreats.

18 April 2017

No, mothers are not making their daughters mentally ill

The obsession with girls’ mental health is enough to drive anyone round the bend.

30 March 2017

Why elite universities are so illiberal 

The posher the campus, the more likely it will chill free speech.

15 March 2017

Girls’ literature? There’s no such thing

Encouraging girls to read female authors only is ridiculous.

2 March 2017

Jess Phillips: an establishment feminist

In Everywoman, Phillips shows she’s more mainstream than rebel.

15 February 2017

Let’s abandon sex education

We should teach kids the biological facts, not how to feel about sex.

11 February 2017

Students’ unions: putting a radical gloss on moralising

Universities and SUs now work in tandem to stifle freedom.

23 January 2017

Women’s March: the right way to tackle Trump?

Trump should be protested against, but not like this.

11 January 2017

University isn’t about ‘satisfaction’

Academics should teach students – not look after them.

26 December 2016

The year education went explicitly political

After Brexit and Trump, academia’s bias became crystal clear.