Tag Archives: early years

Wonderful Experiences, Control of our Lives

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On ‘The Life Scientific‘ on Radio 4 this week Jim Al-Khalili was in conversation with zoologist Russell Foster. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b038c5qj Professor Foster is another top scientist and high achiever who “couldn’t see the point of school”. (“I was afterwards allowed to … Continue reading

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Liz Truss, nurseries, hothouses and economics

Liz Truss. Let’s cut to the chase. She’s a neo-liberal economist who now has responsibility for education and childcare in this neo-conservative government because of her far-right Friedmanite Chicago School beliefs in the power of the free market to remedy … Continue reading

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Intelligent Parenting Classes

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Parents in Education. David Cameron has recently commented on the need for Parenting Classes. You don’t send people out on the roads to drive a car without driving lessons, he said, so why do the same with the important job … Continue reading

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