Tag Archives: John Cooper Clarke

Teaching Poetry: Unpopular Problems

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It’s National Poetry Day. We wonder which poems are being recited in schools throughout the land today. Coleridge? Byron? Auden? Or something more contemporary. We also wonder whether children and young people have been asked about their views on poetry. … Continue reading

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Veni Vidi Vici – The Dawn of the Gove Curriculum

Hardly the dawn of the Age of Aquarius is it, but this week we shall finally see what the current government, or rather Mr Gove, wants our children to study in this bright new 21st century. Two “leaks” so far … Continue reading

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