Monthly Archives: July 2017

Stat of the week

Three-quarters of UK children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates. A fifth of children do not play outside at all on an average day, the poll found. Ref: The Guardian (article link).

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Ten ideas to transform teaching

1. Pay teachers more (or make teaching tax free) Teaching needs to become one of the most desirable professions. I might be wrong, but it strikes me that paying teachers a lot more could dramatically increase the quantity and quality … Continue reading

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The Cultural Significance of Mac and Cheese

That’s what I’ve been researching today….

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On Education

Written for my friends in Australia. (5,000 words). There’s a scene in the classic Woody Allen movie Annie Hall where the nine-year-old Alvy Singer has been taken to see his doctor because he’s become depressed. His mother, who is at … Continue reading

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