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Universities minister urges caution over 'decolonisation'

Mar 01, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

SAM GYIMAH, the new universities minister, has warned against "decolonising" curriculums to avoid "unfashionable" subjects.

Mr Gyimah said that academics should be "cautious" about phasing out writers and ideas from courses, merely on the basis that they are unpopular with students. Instead, students should "face up" to such ideas and challenge them, which he said was all part of the higher education experience.

Students at several universities have called for courses to include more...