Political Correctness

University teachers fired on say of student informants – in China

By Yojana Sharma – in University World News.

As China tightens ideological control of universities, an increasing number of university teachers have been suspended or fired after students informed on them for making politically inappropriate remarks in class or for not conforming to ideological diktats handed down by the Communist Party.


Universities told to further embed Chinese culture

By Amber Ziye Wang – in University World News.

Universities across China have been told to further integrate Chinese traditional culture into their courses and award students credits for studying ethnic music, arts and crafts under plans to boost cultural confidence and counter influences from the West and other Asian countries.


‘Gendered language’ off limits at universities – in Australia

From Newshub.

In a move towards gender neutrality, some universities in Australia have taken to banning words with gendered meaning such as ‘she’, ‘mankind’ and ‘workmanship’, which are among the terms that have been banned.


Povl Tiedemann
June 2018


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