Keep it Up!

teaching personally

Education is not a closed system. Just as a school is a microcosm of the area it serves, expressed through the characters and values of the adults and young who comprise it, the education system as a whole reflects the societal values upon which it was founded. In the case of Britain, the noble desire for universal education was expressed early, though it was always compromised by the ability of those with money to buy themselves out of the collective endeavour and away from the less pleasant experiences of life alongside the hoi polloi.

In more recent times, those values have been compromised further by the narrowing of societal aspirations towards purely material gain, in a way those early ideals never intended. There have been reports in the past week that the global environmental emergency is accelerating, and it may result in worse catastrophes even than have been hitherto imagined. Yet attempts…

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About ijstock

I offer short courses in the basics of Critical Thinking to small groups. I am a former teacher with 30 years' experience. I taught CT to 'A' Level for a significant period.
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