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Some thoughts on Social Mobity. "The government and the professional elite are essentially a coterie of Eton bum boys playing reality monopoly"
We are all presented with the institutional illusion that we live in a society subdued to the multifaceted nature of a meritocracy. Ability and aptitude, over background and network. 1,124 more words
Today the newspaper is full of reports about the PISA rankings, unsurprisingly focussing on the low numbers. Mokoto Rich’s NYTimes article, titled “American Students Lag, Mainly in Math, on International Tests” is typical of the hand-wringing genre that education writers and editorial pages churn out every time international test results are released. 799 more words
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….really was the British equivalent of the Cultural Revolution in the People’s Republic of China – an act of institutionalised vandalism, all done in the name of equality.