We are a country that lacks riches. The Jewish brain, that's what we have. Everything that we've had and will have in this country is the direct and clear product of higher education. If we harm this system, we will drastically decline and cease to exist.
The mark of higher education isn't the knowledge you accumulate in your head. It's the skills you gain about how to learn.
Higher education should be based on quality, not quantity; receive merit-based funding; and be free of unnecessary bureaucracy. Not the least of the benefits of educational reform is to foster the pride of achievement at national and international levels.
Poor people, people of color - especially are much more likely to be found in prison than in institutions of higher education.
The graduate earnings premium, used by the Tories to justify many of their regressive higher education policies, is fast becoming a myth.
Our higher education admissions process is neither fair nor effective.
For more than 20 years, Camfed has supported a generation of African girls and women with access to secondary and higher education, employment opportunities, and, ultimately, into positions of leadership.
The professors - working steadily and systematically - have destroyed the university as a center of learning and have desolated higher education, which no longer is higher or much of an education.
To finally reform higher education, we should start by asking fundamental questions, such as, Why does it take four years to get a degree?
Despite the evidence that we already have too many students in higher education, the hot new idea among the political class is to double down by pushing for 'free college tuition.' The problem with the 'free college' idea is, however, not merely financial. It also reinforces the myth that college is appropriate or even possible for all students.