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Do these new @educationgovuk exams test the children, or test the teaching?

Another year, another government announces more compulsory exams for young children – enforced testing of timestables for children leaving Primary. I detest exams. Not because I was bad at them – I won scholarships, I got into a top University, and graduated with little effort. But exams frustrated and annoyed me; I felt from the

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The Teacher’s regression to childhood

All this time spent in school is regressing me to my own childhood, recalling many memories. At night, my dreams have switched-over to frequently include small scenes of schools and school-life. Normally when I hit a major life-change – new career, new city to live in, etc – it takes many months, even years, for

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