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Another Purdah monologue (learning and skills again)

    We’ve all had that telephone conversation where you get so carried away by the brilliance of your own conversation, you fail to notice that the other person has been disconnected. Well, I have anyway: but I do notice … Continue reading

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Five Years: Celebrating the start of the Election campaign

We’ve got five years, stuck on my eyes We’ve got five years, what a surprise We’ve got five years, my brain hurts a lot We’ve got five years, that’s all we’ve got Not, perhaps, Mr. Bowie’s most butter-cutting lyrics, but … Continue reading

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Wot? No #fracas!

 I’m not the sort of person who tends to sign petitions, especially online ones. Partly, I don’t like giving my details to strangers, and partly I feel that most issues are worth more of a discussion than simply submitting … Continue reading

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In support of more FE funding cuts…

Yesterday the British media changed UK electioneering practice and the English language by threatening “to empty chair” any party leaders choosing not to take part in a TV debate. Today, ever at the forefront of educational funding and philology, I … Continue reading

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“I want to be a mum” (Careers guidance in the twenty-first century)

‘Tis (still) the season to be jolly! Oh no it’s not. Oh yes it is! This year we went to two pantos. On Boxing Day we drove across several times zones to arrive in Clacton-on-Sea in time for the two … Continue reading

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