‘Class-work’ in the Elite Institutions of Higher Education

On Wednesday 21st February, Laura Bentley gave a talk on ‘Class-work’ in the elite institutions of higher education organised by the Jesus Education Society. Currently finishing a PhD at the University of the West of England, she worked on the Paired Peers project alongside her PhD. Laura began by stressing the importance of the topic, … Continue reading ‘Class-work’ in the Elite Institutions of Higher Education

Strategic ignorance, political elites, and the false economy of education privatisation

By Susan L. Robertson I often puzzle over how it is that, though we know so much about the spectacular failures of privatisation initiatives in the social and education sectors, international agencies and governments - from the UK to the USA and Liberia - continue to be hell-bent on pursuing more, and not less, of … Continue reading Strategic ignorance, political elites, and the false economy of education privatisation