Philosophy of education

Within the philosophy of education I am primarily concerned with the relationship between academic disciplines and school subjects.

On curiosity

19 January 2017 // 9 Comments

One of my aims as a teacher is to get my pupils to cultivate their curiosity. This stems from my belief that the reality we inhabit is full of wonder and beauty and that we, [...]

Speaking truth to power

6 December 2016 // 3 Comments

I awoke this morning to see that Cambridge Professor Mary Beard had been in an argument on Twitter with UKIP donor Arron Banks. Banks had claimed that immigration into [...]