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Too young to decide?

“Sir, I’m not even allowed to buy a bottle of wine to have with my dinner. How am I supposed to choose what I want to do for the rest of my life?” 504 more words


An Under-researched Reason for Teacher Attrition

By Nick McDaniels – Hey, education researchers! I’ve got a challenge for you. Prove to me that one of the main reasons teachers leave teaching is not because the company they work for is a terribly dysfunctional employer. 386 more words

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Tamsin Oglesby's 'Future Conditional'

When a play is dismissed by the Daily Mail as ‘lefty tosh’ it’s probably going to be worth seeing. I enjoyed Tamsin Oglesby’s polemical ‘Future Conditional’ which was full of debate and far from one-sided. 591 more words

Education Policy

NZEI acting like a government bureaucracy; an extension of government

The vote in favour of clusters represents a defeat for the holistic in education, also my advocacy. Yes – the organisation of the ballot was a slanted farce, and I think principals mainly voted the way they did so as not to be left beleaguered. 1,412 more words


Blinding Paradigms: Neoliberal Education Reformers Own No Mirrors

Crook. Liar. Shady. These are a few modifiers used to describe Chris Cerf, State-Appointed Superintendent of Newark Public Schools. Why so mean? He just took over the helm. 1,375 more words

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Education in the European Union [What Think Tanks are thinking]

Written by Marcin Grajewski,

In the European Union, education policy is the responsibility of Member States, but EU institutions play an important supporting role. Erasmus+ 495 more words


Learning from Other Countries

If we are going to learn useful lessons from other countries’ education systems, we must understand the difference between drawing lessons and applying them ourselves, and simply aping others. 561 more words