Archive for March, 2008

Teaching Children to be Useless

March 18, 2008

By that I mean the continued message given to pupils that they have no responsibility for looking after themselves, that if they screw up there will always be someone to bail them out. (more…)


More Joined Up Thinking

March 7, 2008

I thought that we were supposed to be trying to get more school students interested in science? I must have got that wrong because that’s not what the Government’s policies will achieve. (more…)

Beware of Your Phone Charger!

March 1, 2008

I’m sure people think I’m getting a little obsessive about the Twenty First Century Science syllabus. If you do then this post will confirm your thoughts because I’m returning to it. In my defence I should point out that it is such a wonderful source of dubious science. (more…)