A midwifery student banned from her hospital placement over her pro-life views has demanded an apology from university bosses.
Frank FurediShame on intolerant university- higher education has lost the capacity to deal with diverse views about the meaning of life. Midwifery student banned from work placement over pro-life views demands apology from university
The thinker eulogised by the Conservative establishment did much to shape today’s anti-immigrant climate, says public policy professor Jonathan Portes
Frank FurediFrom this standpoint a conservative who takes tradition and communal values seriously is automatically a bigot. Bigotry is defines as unreasonable religious zeal & the author of this piece exemplifies the bigotry of zealous anti-conservatism.
Almost four in five students now get a first class or an upper second university degree, as the education secretary warns over continuing grade inflation.
Frank FurediInevitable consequence of ethos of student as customer. Government policies have contributed to corruption of grading system. Almost four in five students now get a First or 2.1 amid warnings over grade inflation
Businesses must train their staff that pub “banter” and social media posts can amount to sexual harassment, the equality watchdog has warned in a letter to all major firms.
Frank Furedi“Unwanted conduct” amounting to harassment can include posts or contact on social media, facial expressions, banter, mimicry and jokes or pranks, the guidance states. Idiotic guidance! Life is not just about 'wanted conduct'. telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/1… via @telegraphnews
Sheffield University is rolling out training for students on “micro-aggressions” such as asking Japanese students about sushi and confusing banana with plantain.
Frank FurediMicro-agression is a cause inviting people to perceive themselves as victims. Predict that this silly initiative will lead to an explosion of complaints. Sheffield University to roll out training on 'micro-aggressions'
I’m not surprised that some climate scientists claim that they suffer from a new mental health condition called ‘ecological grief’. These days you draw attention to your cause is by highlighting the emotional pain you suffer.
Frank FurediMe on ‘Doctor, help me, I have ecological grief’: Climate scientists should stop depressing themselves (and us!) with made-up disorders — RT Op-ed
Exercise books are “old fashioned”, a leading headmistress has said as she urges schools to follow her lead and become “paperless”.
Frank FurediFor over a century opponents of 'old fashion' have been enthralled with the promise of pedagogic gimmicks- with predictable dreary results. This one helps children to lose skill of writing. Exercise books are 'old fashioned' leading headmistress says
Research highlights need to reverse cuts to sexual health services, experts say
Frank FurediThe non-stop medicalisation of sex. Why is the bizarre term sexual health so passively accepted? Do they mean that they have a crap sex life? Half of British women 'have poor sexual health'