Philosophy of education

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

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 [...]

Teaching facts

30 March 2016 // 5 Comments

There are some words that bring people out in a rash in the contemporary world of education. ‘Memorisation’ is one of them. ‘Facts’ is another. There is something [...]