Monthly Archives: July 2020

The language of power and inequality in education and leadership

I find Radio 4’s specialist programmes during the day remarkably good at bringing together sufficient expertise in areas of considerable complexity and bring clarity at a time when problems seem too complex to deal with. On the Tuesday edition this … Continue reading

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“Because children grow up, we think a child’s purpose is to grow up. But a child’s purpose is to be a child.” Tom Stoppard

The full quotation from which I have drawn my headline is really worth reading: “Because children grow up, we think a child’s purpose is to grow up. But a child’s purpose is to be a child. Nature doesn’t disdain what … Continue reading

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“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” C.S. Lewis

A shortened version of this blog led my closing bulletin words for the Senior Boys newsletter on 10 July 2020. If ever there was a time when C.S. quote rings true, it is now. When ‘lockdown started, none of us … Continue reading

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