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The Tie That Binds

The first time I ever got paid for writing something was in 1985. I’d forgotten…

Feet of Clay (2)

A.C. Grayling’s pieces on moral dilemmas in The Guardian (later collected into various books) always…

Rap it up

Is writing an email to Radio 4 the modern equivalent of an outraged of Tunbridge…

End of civilisation as we know it

In 1973, when I went to university as an undergraduate, there were no open days.…

Volleying and thundering

You would think I might get these all right. No, I got 6 / 7.…

Voluntary = Compulsory

In the brave new world of education, a “voluntary” contribution to the cost of a…

Telegraph hack knows nothing about education shock

I was so annoyed about this article by Simon Heffer that I posted a lengthy,…

Really Top Tips

I was sent some publicity material by the academic jobs website jobs.ac.uk. One of the…

Ken Robinson on creativity

This is a really funny, but also profound piece of thinking that makes some crucial…

Schools ‘avoid Holocaust lessons’

BBC NEWS | Education | Schools ‘avoid Holocaust lessons’Who do they think they’d offend? The…