justgoodnews So this is Christmas …

So this is Christmas …

So this is Christmas … “So this is Christmas …”, another song blasts out on a repeat of Christmas songs. I was in town with all the Christmas shoppers. Lucky me! In busy shops, little people don’t like big people. I found myself apologising for being in the way  a few times every minute, so …

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justuk 2016 – the year of post democracy

2016 – the year of post democracy

As we say goodbye to 2016, Israel are annoyed by America’s refusal to veto a UN resolution. They say that as the region’s only democracy, they should receive greater support from the world’s leading democracy. Theresa May has jumped in, criticising John Kerry over his comments on the make up of a democratically elected government. …

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justteaching Aspirational Education? The Grammar School Debate

Aspirational Education? The Grammar School Debate

Here is an illustration that motivates me as a teacher. Imagine three boys watching a local football match. The three boys are all different heights. They are all standing on level ground, watching the match. Level ground – equality. The problem is that there is a fence. Two of the boys can see over, but …

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