The Chinese Water Torture of Disinformation

Originally posted on drfautley:
Today I read this: Amanda Spielman, Ofsted’s chief inspector of schools for England, said she supported the shift back towards traditional academic subjects at GCSE, as these offered the best chance of progress to higher-level study. … But she added Ofsted expected a broad education, including the arts, to be available…

Act 2: Becoming Somebody Different- A Response

The recent unfortunate disaster at Grenfell Towers and the subsequent political miss-management of this, married with the embarrassingly inept response by our Governmental leaders serve as an indicator about the world in which we live. The voiceless suffer when the powerful fail to act. Despite the repeated pleas of the Grenfell residents about the safety… Read More Act 2: Becoming Somebody Different- A Response

Democracy through drama: crossing local borders to hear teachers’ voices

As many know from my various tweets, my two children (“the terrors” as I call them) are at the age (the terrible twos and the threens) where they are ‘testing’ me; pushing the boundaries to see what their world means. Recently, I foolishly let them loose with a brand new bottle of ‘Matey’ bubble bath… Read More Democracy through drama: crossing local borders to hear teachers’ voices