Guest Posts · Politics

Britain isn’t the Rust Belt – is it business as usual after Thursday’s by-elections?

Originally posted on Tim Paramour:
“Labour will get its strength back, the Lib Dems will fight by-elections wearing sandals and the Tories will bugger us all. The sun will rise, the sun will set and, like an episode of The Simpsons, everything will go back to how it was at the start.” Full disclosure of…

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GUEST POST: Generation Rent

This week’s guest post comes from one of my favourite people – Kath Shaw. We’ve been friends ever since the day we had to create a make-shift rubbish disposal cart whilst working together at a multiplex cinema. Our cinema days are behind us and we’re now grown-ups trying to navigate life in London. By day Kath works in PR… Continue reading GUEST POST: Generation Rent

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Five Reasons why these Test Results Tell us Precisely Nothing.

Originally posted on Tim Paramour:
? In the aftermath of the publication of Key Stage 2 assessment results on Tuesday, much of the criticism by unions and other teaching organisations has, quite reasonably, been that the government’s new tests are too hard, that they are setting children up to fail and that the content is…

Blogging · Education · Guest Posts · Teaching

Guest Post: What Is Education About?

One of the best things about blogging is hearing from people who’ve read my blog and want to contribute their ideas and offer their opinion on something I’ve written. I’ve had emails from people from all over the world, teachers, lecturers, students and sometimes just other bloggers that have read something that’s struck a chord. A… Continue reading Guest Post: What Is Education About?