Introduction It has been quite difficult to write this seminar. The difficulty has not been in knowing what to say, but in recognising the responsibility that comes with saying it. Writing this rather than speaking free-form is itself a departure for me but one I need to do. I need to write because I feel […]
A levels = Algorithm as Leveller: Why we need an Oath of Non-Harm, a new dance floor and not just a return to the same old inequality waltz by Peter Shukie
The A Level fiasco of 2020 appears at first to be a series of manoeuvres in which an algorithm provided naked evidence of university access being biased. A Levels – Advanced Levels – provide the educational borderland, the sifting space where young people get sorted in readiness for their university applications. In the period between […]
We’re commissioning six young creatives to write short audio pieces over the course of a series of workshops with industry mentors. Selected writers will receive a fee of £350.
I remember the excitement when I completed my PhD. The final push of the last six months. The preparation for a viva voce. The relief when told, ‘Congratulations, you are a doctor!’ I don’t think I was young and naïve then but I certainly did not expect the walls I encountered trying to find my […]