Monthly Archives: December 2012

Ivory Towers Spurned?

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Britain is not the only country where tough questions are currently being asked about the future of higher education and the purposes of universities and university education. The London Observer newspaper and Chinadaily.com this week carried an article originally published … Continue reading

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Ebacc, Physical Intelligence and Children’s Rights

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The government’s determination to press ahead with the creation of something it calls the English Baccalaureate is continuing to meet with opposition. Opponents of the Ebacc say that it’s essentially an attempt to differentiate between what the government sees as … Continue reading

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Seasonal Values – For Every Season: Benevolence, 19th December

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“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.  Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?”  Brian Tracy How are we going to be benevolent today? With time for a friend in need, with money for … Continue reading

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The Cycle of Physical and Spiritual Intelligence

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The Cycle of the Physical and the Metaphysical Last night there were yet more 2012 Olympic Games reviews on television. This time BBC3 featured the top 50 moments of the London games. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01pgqkj/Olympics_2012_50_Greatest_Moments/ Whilst we were delighted that Bradley Wiggins … Continue reading

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Seasonal Values – For Every Season: Patience, 18th December

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“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” Saint Augustine “One minute of patience, ten years of peace.” Greek Proverb See today’s post on patience. http://wp.me/p2rETw-33

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Sports, Personalities, Characters, Intelligences

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There was a tremendous amount of interest in this year’s BBC sports review/awards programme last night – “BBC (UK) Sports Personality of the Year” – which was won by the amazing Bradley Wiggins. http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/shortcuts/2012/dec/17/bbc-sports-personality-of-year-2012-best-moments http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/sports-personality/20748902 We’ve written some fulsome praise … Continue reading

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Seasonal Values – For Every Season: Loyalty, 17th December

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Our value today is “Loyalty”. LOYALTY, a haiku Be faithful in truth Betray not the given trust Don’t leave one behind. http://wp.me/p2rETw-2X Related articles Seasonal Values – For Every Season: Peace, 15th December (3diassociates.wordpress.com) Seasonal Values – For Every Season: … Continue reading

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