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Pointless Preparation (‘for the 21st century’) Prevents Progress

Why ‘preparing students for the 21st century’ is the same as preparing them for any other century.

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An aspirational society is still a divided one

An argument that to promote ‘social mobility’ is to endorse inequality.

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Don’t plan, flow

How to be more like a computer but less like a robot.

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I can’t recall when memory wasn’t forgotten

A lonely voice in support of remembering lots of things.

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On the rotten fallacy of subject hierarchy

A suggestion, that none will take up, of a step towards a happier, more equal education system.

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Melody: they who codify complicate (at KS4)

An argument for musicality to precede theory, but not against either.

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In the face of disappointment

Thoughts, prompted by the Oxbridge admissions process, on preparing students to fail.

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The musical genius of a UK no. 1

Why Clean Bandit, et al., hold as legitimate a place in musical discourse as any others.

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