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by Henry A. Giroux
We now live at a time in which institutions that were meant to limit human suffering and misfortune and protect the public from the excesses of the market have been either weakened or abolished. The consequences can be seen clearly in the ongoing and ruthless assault on the social state, workers, unions, higher education, students, poor people of color and any vestige of the social contract. 6,541 more words
Education in Finland is an education system with no tuition fees and with fully subsidised meals served to full-time students. The present Finnish education system consists of daycares programs (for babies and toddlers) and a one-year “preschool” (or kindergarten for six-year-olds); a nine-year compulsory basic comprehensive school (starting at age seven and ending at the age of fifteen); post-compulsory secondary general academic and vocational education; higher education (University and University of Applied Sciences); and adult (lifelong, continuing) education. 407 more words
by Amy Pollard (@apollardjourno)
Staff at a local high school have backed Labour’s promise to end the ‘exam factory’ approach to schooling.
Labour has vowed, if elected in May, to give teachers and schools greater freedom to plan their own curriculum. 326 more words