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Perhaps it was an illusion…

A child of the fifties, born in mid-forty-nine
We hoped for a future where all would be fine.
But many like me became angry young men… 428 more words


4 interesting things about UKIP’s education policies

This blog is part of a series looking at the education policies of the main parties in the UK in the lead up to the election in May. 677 more words

The selection debate

The launch of ‘The Ins and Outs of Selective Secondary Schools’ a collection of essays on selection published by Civitas was an opportunity for advocates and opponents of selection to revisit familiar arguments. 628 more words


Einstein - Everyone's a genius.

Einstein quote:

Everyone’s a genius.

But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb trees it will spend its whole life thinking it is stupid.


Education - Grammar Schools - an anathema for equality - a breeding ground for injustice.

The Grammar School system was and is a disgrace!

At the age of eleven children were arbitrarily tested and shunted down pathways to success or failure. 228 more words


The left wing hypocrisy on education

Tristram Hunt, the TV host come left-wing poster boy, could be just weeks away from becoming the new secretary for education. I shudder at the thought of it, though he makes for a perfect Labour education secretary. 1,031 more words


David Cameron should get out of education

Bury Free Press, 13th March 2015

As the government announced this week that they would open 500 free schools if elected next term, the education world erupted. 284 more words

Bury Free Press