Tag Archives: Curriculum

Intellectual curiosity

Debates about the curriculum often focus on what subjects are taught in schools and in what proportion.  February has already seen the demise of vocational qualifications in fish husbandry, equine care, and nail technology and the introduction of courses in … Continue reading

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In defence of ‘A’ levels

I was a difficult teenager. I specialised in challenging authority and especially the 1980’s school curriculum. I refused to be conscripted into the school’s combined cadet force and claimed to be a ‘conscientious objector’. The school quite rightly didn’t buy … Continue reading

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