Anne Corbett is visiting fellow in the European Institute at the London School of Economics. Her books include (as co-editor) Education in France: Continuity and Change in the Mitterrand Years, 1981-1995 (Routledge, 1996) and Universities and the Europe of Knowledge (Palgrave, 2005)
The idea of a university: Fred Halliday's truth
What are universities for, if they are to be other than “shopping-malls of the mind”? A 1998 lecture by Fred...
Students: hitch up to Europe
A wave of student protest animated Britain’s political scene in late 2010 and highlighted wider concerns about the...
School wars: France vs England
A flurry of reports that castigates the French school system also highlights the deficiencies of Anglocentric...