Professor W. G. Beasley

W.G. Beasley, Emeritus Professor of the History of the Far East at the School of Oriental and African Studies of London University, was a pioneer in i…

Drive for state control ‘punishes’ universities

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor The accusation comes from Peter Williams, the outgoing head of the Quality Assurance Agency (the higher ed…

Bankers fail to make grade for teaching

Author: By Richard Garner, Education editor The scheme, in which students would qualify to teach in only six months, was announced by Gordon Brown at …

Gordon Waller: Musician who enjoyed success in the US as part of Peter and Gordon

Waller’s father was a GP in Pinner, but during the War his mother moved to Scotland to give birth to Gordon, who was born in Braemar in the Gram…