Category Archives: Education

How Equal is Equality in Education?

I tend to spend most mornings having a quick flick through the news on three websites – the BBC, the Telegraph online and the Guardian online.  I appreciate what I am exposing myself on each of these sites (although I … Continue reading

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Why “Great Man” History matters

Its been a while since I put thoughts on screen. In part this has been because of the arrival of school summer holidays, and a wonderful 10 day visit from my nephew and niece. All this has taken a but … Continue reading

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Free Education?

I have been reading alot about education recently, appropriate considering my hopeful career move, and I have come to a first conclusion; politics ruins education. Lets just get rid of the politics and the politicians, establish a profession of people … Continue reading

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Why British History Should Be Taught In Schools

I have been going over this in the back of my mind for a while now and I am still not entirely sure that I am settled with all the facts and balances, so expect a review of this – … Continue reading

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What is fustrating about History?

So what is so frustrating about History? Well this is History, and not history. For those of you who think I am  as mad as a fish, history is what we read at school, it is passing us every moment … Continue reading

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I wasn’t sure how to kick this one off today. The weekend was a great example of the high and lows of being a dad, with my son being a nightmare about his homework and being far too excited to … Continue reading

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Running Naked through the Nettles

I got the idea of writing a blog from a very good friend. Two of his goals really struck home with me; a chance to improve writing skills; and the opportunity to express myself at times when you just don’t … Continue reading

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