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Totalitarian Educracies

In education systems that have an oligarchic organization, with a small number of large private and/or public players, educracies acquire a kind of totalitarian rather than an egalitarian expression. 641 more words


Self-control and social trust

In Mischel et al.’s (1972) famous ‘marshmallow test’ four year olds were given a choice between eating a marshmallow (or similar treat) now or waiting and receiving an extra marshmallow at the end of the experiment. 235 more words

Behavioural Economics

“Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” and the Education Policy under Modi Regime

by Comrade Twinkle Siwach

The scheme “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” was launched on 22nd January, 2015 in Panipat, Haryana to balance child sex ratio. The agenda is to save girl child and to ensure education and participation of the girl child. 731 more words

Outline Three Ways in Which Schools Have Become Increasingly Privatised in Recent Years (6)

Privatisation involves the transfer of public assets to private companies

This is an example of a possible 4 or 6 mark question for the A Level sociology paper 1 education exam, possible answers below… 346 more words


A heartfelt plea from one of New Zealand’s great principals

Thursday 13th April 2017

Kia ora Former Minister of Education Parata

Happy Retirement

I would like to wish you well for your remaining months in parliament and on into your next phase of your life. 1,926 more words

Education Policy

The New Bootstraps: Are we blaming kids for their own hardship?

The first time I heard someone talk about “grit” and growth mindset in education, it was at the STEM Think Tank and Conference, a 3-day conference about the unique challenges and opportunities in teaching girls about science and technology. 1,062 more words


On Homework

This morning, the New York Times carried the story of the decision by several Public Schools in New York City to suspend traditional homework. The disagreements that have ensued have largely been by parents of students with very different viewpoints on this topic.   473 more words