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Written by leading general philosophers and philosophers of education, IMPACT pamphlets bring philosophical perspectives to bear on current education policy in the UK. They are addressed directly to policy-makers, politicians and practitioners, though will be of interest also to researchers and students working on education policy.

All IMPACT pamphlets are available to download free from the Wiley Online Library.

IMPACT is an initiative of the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain.


The latest IMPACT pamphlet, How can universities promote academic freedom? Insights from the front line of the gender wars, was launched on 21 September 2022. The speakers at the launch seminar were:

  • Profs Judith Suissa and Alice Sullivan, authors of the pamphlet
  • Baroness Estelle Morris, former Secretary of State for Education
  • Prof Arif Ahmed MBE, professor of philosophy and free speech activist
  • Prof David Ruebain, pro-vice-chancellor for culture, equality and inclusion
  • Prof Michael Hand, editor of IMPACT (Chair)

Watch the launch video here:


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