Reform must tackle the 'state of mind' that engulfs Malaysian public universities to make them relevant to contemporary society and regionally competitive.
It is business and malpractice as usual after revelations by Australia's national broadcaster that Australian universities have been adjusting admission requirements to boost student numbers.
This article is mainly concerned with the issues that gave rise to the review, and supports the view that a Code of Conduct could only be effective if the University in question is actually committed to free speech.
As the authors explained in Areo, something had 'gone wrong in the university', notably in the humanities.
A WA Labor government school program, Inclusive Education WA, exposes children to descriptions of high risk sexual practices.
Those who profess to believe there is no objective difference in effect debase the good and nourish the bad.
University staff are openly liberal, and are likely to reject proposals that have such a conservative background.
It may puzzle parents to read that many academics seem to think that it just doesn't matter.
It is not unknown for fractious individuals on campus to exploit the opaque nature of the rules and to institute vexatious proceedings against those with whom they disagree.
Institutions actually have no interest in teaching as such, but merely in happy customers
Australia’s education system is rooted in a previous industrial age. It's time for a national information audit.
The policy and technical issues should have been thoroughly examined and debated well before any formal adoption of the PIT measure.