teaching personally

…is the sound of me finding something that speaks back to me thoughts I have been having for a rather long time.

It is always comforting to have one’s confirmation bias massaged of course, though the hazards should never be forgotten. But while reading Prospect Magazine a few days ago, I came across a promotional piece for the PER Group, an organisation I had not encountered before.

Its effect was to bring into new focus a point I have been making in several recent posts: the British education system manifestly does not work in the way a thriving, flourishing society needs it to.

This is the conclusion I unwillingly came to over a career working in the sector; while I can accept that the purpose of an education system is whatever society decides it is, I also believe there is a higher truth about the need to develop the…

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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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