Special Issue – “Possibilities and complexities of decolonising higher education: critical perspectives on praxis”

We are very pleased at the publication of this double-length special issue in Teaching in Higher Education. In the original call for papers, we claimed that, despite high levels of interest in the ‘decolonial turn’, little has been written in higher education journals on how and to what extent the supremacy of Western modernity is actually being challenged in knowledge production in different disciplines, curricula, pedagogic, cultural and linguistic practices on the ground in university policy and practice.  We were proved wrong, for we were overwhelmed by well over a hundred responses to our call –…

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And justice for all: new issue of Future Power Technology

Future Power Technology is now available on all devices. Read the new issue here. At the Business Booster event in Paris, former Irish President Mary Robinson highlighted the need for a “just” energy transition. We consider whether renewable power can deliver social change, as well as technological change, and some of the companies and projects leading the way. Also, we look at whether California’s energy infrastructure can keep up with its ambitions, ask what makes a PPA more attractive than buying energy off power companies, and talk to Good Energy about…

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Safety of students prime concern: Kendriya Vidyalayas issue directive to schools

Days after the central board of secondary education (CBSE) issued safety guidelines for affiliated schools following the murder of a 8-year-old boy in a Gurgaon School, Kendriya Vidyalyas (KVs) has also issued a similar directive to schools. The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), under the ministry of human resource development (HRD), has made deputy commissioners of the area responsible for any violations of these standard safety procedures. School authorities have been asked to monitor the work of watch and ward services while also maintaining a CCTV surveillance system on campus. Upkeep…

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