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Should Media Studies and Drama Be Abandoned in Our Schools?

November 18, 2013 2:10 pm1 comment
Should Media Studies and Drama Be Abandoned in Our Schools?

“The arts are an even better barometer for what is happening in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress…” Henrik Wilem Von Loon I was speaking with an acquaintance of mine a few days ago (I was also wracked with nerves as I was about to […]

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Exam-Centric Britain

January 28, 2013 6:00 pm0 comments
Exam-Centric Britain

Travelling on a bus may not be the most pleasant experience, but it can certainly be intriguing. When two young girls, aged about ten and six, got on the bus with their mother, I prepared myself for annoying and squabbling children for the rest of my journey. Instead, I found […]

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For what it’s worth.

August 27, 2012 11:45 am0 comments
For what it’s worth.

As thousands of people receive the results of their summer exams, be it GCSEs, A-levels or Degrees, the focus of success centres around the single letter or number printed on a sheet of paper, that presumes to measure how much a person has learnt. This raises questions about how we […]

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