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Negroland: Book of the Week

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Radio 4’s Book of the Week this week is Negroland by Margo Jefferson. Margo Jefferson was born in 1947 to a successful black, middle-class couple in Chicago. Her memoir looks back on her childhood and the black bourgeois upbringing that … Continue reading

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The Archers, The Psychopath, Abuse and a Lesson for us All

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The Archers is “an everyday story of country folk” – according to the BBC.  For those who don’t listen to Radio 4’s daily broadcast, there’s been a dark cloud over the fictional county of Borsetshire for some years in the … Continue reading

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Are Schools Emotionally Well Places to Work?

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You don’t have to search for too long on Google to find people writing about teacher stress. Recently there’s been an outpouring of media articles on the subject – and it shows no sign of decreasing. It’s the start of … Continue reading

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Neuroscience and the Importance of PSHE

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It’s not very often that neuroscience and PSHE are placed in the same sentence but it’s time to remedy that. The development of neuroscience, and the evidence of how the brain develops in adolescence, adds a strong case for the … Continue reading

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New Term, New Tests, New Way?

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It’s the start of a new term and with the onset of the summer season there comes the inevitable testing, ranking and report-writing. Stressed young people, exhausted teachers, concerned managers, perplexed parents – all affected by this arduous season of … Continue reading

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Sherlock and Elementary Intelligences

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The success of the television programme “Sherlock” has not passed us by. Its creators, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, have cleverly updated the intellectual brilliance of the original writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Bringing Sherlock into 21st century, with its … Continue reading

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