Unsocial Social Media!

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The recent publicity about how schools deal with private property, mobile phones and the bullying around it, highlights a growing problem. As virtually every student in a secondary school is likely to have at least one mobile phone the government’s solution of giving teacher’s permission to remove them seems to miss a point. Continue reading

Inequality still lives!

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From the discussions about tuition fees to free schools and academies, it seems that we are still not learning what equality means despite much work being done in our schools. According to a report from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission their vision of

‘a society at ease with its diversity, where every individual has the opportunity to achieve their potential, and where people treat each other with dignity and respect’

is a far cry from the experience of some pupils. Continue reading