Category Archives: Education

Having your cake and eating it

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Don’t fix it if it’s not broken!

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  22 January 2014 Children from two to ten years old should “feel the texture of a  … Continue reading

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Abolish school exams!

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“It never did me any harm”

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Orwellian equation: satisfactory = unsatisfactory

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.    27 January 2012  “THE LUNATICS HAVE TAKEN OVER THE ASYLUM” The right-wing Tory Government appointed … Continue reading

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Only in Ireland…….! Part 3: The Economy

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It’s that man Orwell again: celebrating the centralisation of localism

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  The City of Light, 6 January 2012   We were tickled by a report on academies … Continue reading

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