Monthly Archives: November 2013

Still Arguing about SRE

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Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) is in the news again this week. It’s not surprising that this is the case. We’re interested in relationships. Children and young people want to know how to develop and maintain good relationships, and this … Continue reading

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Wellbeing, Values and Good Societies

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It becomes even more obvious, as I spend another week living with my 98 year old aunt, how dependent we are on one another as human beings trying to live decent lives. It’s also obvious that “wellbeing” is the only … Continue reading

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The Rights, Lefts and Wrongs of Education

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Education is powerful. Education is political. It has to be.  It can enable us to tackle inequalities or it can perpetuate injustice. It can inspire children to learn or it can stultify their enjoyment of learning for life. Education can … Continue reading

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What the Papers Don’t Say – about Education

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Earlier this week, we asked educators to unite against the onslaught of political interference in education and the continuation of an education system described by Sir Ken Robinson as 19th Century paradigm. We need something new, not revamped or “reformed”. … Continue reading

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