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Propaganda, PR and spin, managing public deception

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,290

Saturday 19 December 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,

Nice to see that you’ve had to increase the number of your special advisers and spin doctors which cost us £11.1 million last year because if anyone needs them, you do. 545 more words

Keith Lindsay-Cameron

Homeschooling and Examinations (Part 2)

The main focus of the examination is on how well the child is able to memorize information. So, even if the child is able to comprehend and apply information, unless he reproduces the same in the written form, he cannot be said to have actually comprehended the information. 305 more words


Why I'm highly demotivated and done with this shit.

I have my half yearly examinations in a week. and I’d rather do anything but open my books and study. All I’ve done all my life is study and you’re still telling me I’m not done with it. 205 more words


The Role of Education

‘Please sign here,’ the delivery boy said to me as soon as he dropped the heavy package in my excited hands. It contained ten school texts used in the ICSE and CBSE schools all over India. 2,960 more words


Chinese and Western education systems: two sides of the same coin?

All The TEFL Show podcasts can be found in this playlist on Soundcloud and in the iTunes Store here. You can subscribe to the show there, download the podcasts to listen to later and share them on social media. 119 more words

The TEFL Show Podcasts

Madness called Postgraduate Medical Entrance Exams!

I was just going through the drafts in my blog, and to my pleasant surprise, came across the following one, which was basically meant to be soft copy of my notes to be read on a cell phone. 5,660 more words