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The back to school aisle: a sceptic speaks

I’m looking forward to getting back to school – no really – if only to shut off the torrent of opinion columns on the subject. Anyway, here’s mine. First of all, I’ll only really believe it’s happening when I see the Back to School aisle in the supermarket – preferably a French one. Oh to […]

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The Uncertainty Pandemic

As we huddle, or not, in our homes, and wait it out, or not, it’s interesting to ponder the response of the UK government, and that of the US government, in comparison to all the others. Europe, we’re told, is now the epicentre, with Italy the epic entry point for a disease that is both […]

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A book: Class War

Update: fellow blogger Rashbre has put up a review of Class War, which has some interesting insights.  === I need to write a better blurb for it, but: it’s about Dave Coote, a teacher who’s struggling along in an academy school and facing up to the fact that the job is becoming impossible because of creeping […]