Poor Harry

Abducted by an ambitious wife to be a starlet’s accessory in the land of the free. Nonsense. It’s all a plot to overturn the Declaration of Independence and regain the American colonies. Any time now Harry will be back in the UK with a begging bowl, fundraising for Meghan’s run against Trump for the White …

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What about the parents?

An international report last week about the state of education in the UK has been seen as suggesting that raised expectation of schools may have contributed to some improvements in British educational outcomes. Nowhere is there any reference to parents.Parents are at liberty to reproduce at will, without let or hindrance, prior qualification or inspection. …

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Overpaid “leaders” and fleeing teachers

On Monday The Times reported concerns about excessive salaries for some head teachers while today, November 13th, The Guardian tells of teachers fleeing from: excessive workload, stress, a lack of work-life balance, funding cuts, a dread of Ofsted, an obsession with paperwork, accountability measures, poor behaviour, children bringing weapons to school and high staff turnover. …

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