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Tradition or snobbery? Part 2

Yesterday I began to look at the reasons I believe there are two opposing camps in the traditional / progressive education debate. I cannot claim to have come up with a definitive answer, but I begin to suspect that it … Continue reading

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Tradition or snobbery? Part 1

Going away for a while (both literally and in the blogging and Twitter sense) has given me the chance to consider an element in the educational debate that I hadn’t thought about before. When I returned, I found that I … Continue reading

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A return to rote?

There has been much discussion of late, about the merits (or otherwise) of rote learning. Michael Gove has announced that this forms the basis of some of his new NC visions, but there are many detractors of it. In response … Continue reading

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