Monthly Archives: July 2013

Education Done To, For, or With Students?

Originally posted on radical eyes for equity:
Teachers caution student writers to avoid cliches like the plague, but many cliches harbor enduring truths. Rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic is an apt characterization of the rush to adopt and…

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The Great Education Wars

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One of the fascinating aspects of the recent Festival of Education at Wellington College was the exceptionally wide range of speakers and the breadth and diversity of opinions on offer. Ultimately, however, they divided into two camps. In the ‘traditionalist’ … Continue reading

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Look After the Pennies . . . .

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This is a genuine question. When did the future of the country’s economy become the primary determinant of education policy? When talking about the proposed National Curriculum for England this week, the Prime Minister said, “This revolution in education is … Continue reading

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Still Learning Finnish Lessons

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For those who missed Peter Wilby’s excellent article in last week’s Guardian Education, the following is a summary. Regular readers of 3D Eye will know of our longstanding interest in Finland’s outstandingly successul system of education, and also our admiration … Continue reading

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