Monthly Archives: December 2013

Christmas Grace

Last week a light went out in the world with the death of Nelson Mandela. When a great leader dies there are lots of obituary column inches to fill. The Mandela legacy is overwhelmingly positive, but a few critics have … Continue reading

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The mother of all league tables

League tables are popular.  Their simplified rankings make for easy if not always robust comparisons.  Parents eagerly await the A level and GCSE league tables each autumn to see how schools are doing.  Politicians have a longer wait but once … Continue reading

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