There has been much talk in the news of late about an English professor from Sydney University that was hired to carry out an independent review our… 106 more words
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I’ll keep it brief: Modern Britain sucks.
I don’t mean that being here, actually living on this small island is bad, for the record, I quite like it – we have a national health service, the BBC, a good solid class system that allows me to feel socially awkward pretty much constantly, and some of the best cheeses known to man. 801 more words
What were school leaders thinking about during the previous term, and what might we learn from this? It’s been a tumultuous year in education, but the popularity of two particular topics on our School Leader website – recruiting and inducting staff, and the new National Curriculum – suggest that our members nonetheless had their heads above water, and were looking ahead to the this term. 536 more words
In her recent appearance before the Select Committee on Education, Nicky Morgan said that “we must not be shy about talking about fundamental British values.” She added that schools should promote values like mutual respect and equality between girls and boys; and that ideals such as democracy and tolerance must be “woven” into the curriculum. 552 more words