Our history is under attack | Richard Taylor and Roger Fieldhouse

EP Thompson sought ‘to rescue the bad ­stockinger, the ­Luddite cropper, the “obsolete” ­hand-loom weaver, the “utopian” ­artisan … from the enormous ­condescension of posterity’. Photograph: Alamy This 12 months … Continue Reading →


It’s time to challenge the notion that there is only one way to speak English

Did you see that excellent documentary on linguistics the other evening? What about that terrific series on Radio four about the Indo-European language household tree? Or that news report on … Continue Reading →


Will legislators keep Common Core?

Substantial school teachers in Nampa invested component of their summer break getting ready to integrate the new Idaho Core Specifications into their every day lesson strategies. The Legislature’s education committees … Continue Reading →


William’s on his way – and Cambridge should be ashamed

Prince William in his student days at St Andrews. Photograph: Rex Features After graduating from Cambridge this summer, I temped in a diesel factory to save money for my master’s. … Continue Reading →


Idaho politics is a lot like college football

‘Tis the college football bowl season … so why not compare the strategies of football to the strategies of winning at education policymaking? The 2014 Legislature begins Monday, Jan. 6, … Continue Reading →


German firms transplant European apprentice model to US

As a substantial school junior in Charlotte, North Carolina, Hope Johnson believed she had issues figured out. She’d been hit with wanderlust in the course of an academic trip to … Continue Reading →


What news stories did the Guardian miss in 2013?

It really is been a busy news yr, and as 2013 draws to a shut the time has come to sit back and consider stock. Judging by the most viewed … Continue Reading →


Secret Teacher in 2013: our top 10 posts

Ofsted inspectors, you require a actuality verify Back in June, Secret Teacher wrote a heart-felt letter to an inspector/all inspectors to supply a correct picture of life in college and … Continue Reading →


Inspiring students: our hopes for 2014

2013 is flagging – it’s almost time for 2014 to get over and begin its 12 months-lengthy shift. It has been a busy 12 months for students. College students at … Continue Reading →


Teaching the kids French isn’t always fun and games

Despite the kids mastering providing driving directions in French, this month hasn’t been smooth for Louise Tickle’s language experiment. Photograph: Alamy “A gauche!” pipes up a little voice from the … Continue Reading →


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