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Social mobility or rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic?

Two islands, two very different outlooks.  This summer I was in Singapore where virtually everyone I spoke with from taxi drivers to headteachers accepted the mantra that Singapore as a small island lacking natural resources depends on human endeavour for its … Continue reading

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Oxbridge justice?

Oxbridge admissions tutors are much maligned.  On one hand they are frequently criticised by left wing politicians for being too conservative in their admissions decisions.  Such commentators see Oxford and Cambridge as guardians of an elitist status quo with an … Continue reading

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