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The Ramsay Centre’s curriculum erases Jewish works

The Ramsay Centre’s curriculum erases Jewish works

There are a lot of unanswered questions about the Ramsay Centre's curriculum. Chief among them: why does it expunge Jewish heritage in the formation of Western culture?

Cutting the migration rate won’t fix our infrastructure, but what will?

Cutting the migration rate won’t fix our infrastructure, but what will?

Crikey readers respond to the government's proposed migration rate "quick fix", and the call for independence by the ABC.

Nothing to see here: inside the Ramsay Centre’s proposed curriculum

Nothing to see here: inside the Ramsay Centre’s proposed curriculum

Debate around the proposed Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation seems endless, but does its intended curriculum even hold water?

Koukoulas: penny-pinching on education leaves the nation lagging

Koukoulas: penny-pinching on education leaves the nation lagging

Discouraging students from higher-education doesn't just hinder their earning potential, it jeopardises our future economy.

Neoliberals can’t endlessly cut uni funding and expect a smart, well-educated Australia

Neoliberals can’t endlessly cut uni funding and expect a smart, well-educated Australia

The government's continuing war on higher education funding reflects a decades-old mentality that universities only have economic value.

Whatever happened to ‘fixer’ Pyne’s education reforms?

Whatever happened to ‘fixer’ Pyne’s education reforms?

What happened to the government’s higher education reforms? Crikey intern David Parncutt reports.

Sydney Uni and the corporatisation of education

Sydney Uni and the corporatisation of education

The University of Sydney has reduced the number of positions on its governing board. Is this a worrying trend of less democracy in education?

Did Universities Australia backflip on its support for uni fee deregulation?

Did Universities Australia backflip on its support for uni fee deregulation?

Universities Australia has long supported Christopher Pyne's plan to deregulate university fees. So why did its chairman tell Fairfax otherwise? Crikey intern Bransen Gibson reports.

Why the right hates universities so much

Why the right hates universities so much

The Bjorn Lomborg fiasco is symptomatic of an all-out war being waged by the right on the intelligentsia since the '60s.

Surprise! Fact-checking Abbott’s pre-election promises

Surprise! Fact-checking Abbott’s pre-election promises

Tony Abbott famously promised there would be "no surprises" in his new government. Freelance journalist Hari Raj goes back to the Coalition's pre-election policy document and finds a couple of, well, surprises.