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I understand that the Government has inherited a huge budget deficit and that savings have to be made but I really feel that the unfair elimination of BECTA will have a huge impact upon the life chances of our children and their ability to support and develop the economy of this country in what will be a very competitive and technology dependent future.
At a time when schools were beginning to question the Victorian premis on which they were originally built, ie get as many…Continue
Added by andy mellor on May 28, 2010 at 12:44pm — No Comments
Great speech by Ken Robinson at TED Feb 10
He talks about starting anew and challenging the existing understanding and prevailing understanding about education and although this isn't comfortable, that we should disenthrall ourselves.
"The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall…Continue
Added by andy mellor on May 25, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments