Isabel Langguth explores the history of book banning and why it is still happening today.
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Taliban reverses decision to allow Afghan teenage girls back to school The Taliban have revoked their promise to reopen secondary schools for girls in Afghanistan. Millions of Afghan girls have been without access to education since the Taliban seized control of the country in August last year. Hope that girls could start attending school again […]
Online comment editor Eirwen Abberley discusses whether the term ‘white privilege’ should still be used in schools following the recent government report on the underperformance of white students.
The government’s recent race report has ironically, in claiming the diseappearance of systemic racism in the UK, disproven its own conclusion. Eirwen Abberley Watton discusses the ways in which institutional racism still pervades British society.
Two women have been appointed to key positions at Pan African University Two women have been elected to take over key roles at the Pan African University (PAU), now leading half of the four operational research institutes. The first woman, Professor Elizabeth Sarange Bosire Abenga, has been elected as director of the Pan African University […]
Exeter City Council encourages residents to celebrate Black History Month Exeter City Council are calling for residents to celebrate Black History Month by raising awareness of Exeter’s black history within the local community. Black History Month is celebrated annually each October, and this year it has additional resonance within the city following the Black Lives […]
Plans approved for new research building to enhance education in a post-COVID era The plans for a new research and education building at the University of Exeter have been approved, with unanimous support for the go-ahead at Streatham Campus. Exeter City Council’s planning committee has enabled the new six storey building to be constructed on […]
Foreign Correspondent in South Korea, Milana Nikolova, unpicks the stereotype of the “hard-working” Korean student through her experiences studying at a Korean university.
Elinor Jones, Print Science Editor, looks into the possibilities that could arise when combining Virtual Reality and ancient artefacts.
The decision of Parkfield School in Birmingham to suspend education on LGBT rights is a blow to secular society and a victory for theocracy. It comes after 600 Muslim students were withdrawn by their parents, 400 of whom signed a petition calling for an end to lessons on inclusivity and tolerance. Though the school’s decision […]