Monthly Archives: June 2011

Preparing Students for the Real World

In recent weeks, various examination boards have been criticised for setting impossible questions in two exams and a multiple choice question with a choice of only incorrect answers in a third. Additionally, one board issued a marking scheme which was … Continue reading

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Economic Stimulation

Recently there has been a call by major bodies of people who actually know what they are talking about to legalise drugs. The arguments for the legalisation of drugs are manifold and undeniable: the war on drugs isn’t working and … Continue reading

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Happiness

I suggest that, as soon as one starts to examine the nature of happiness, the actual experience of happiness becomes increasingly elusive. Like trying to capture a reflection, love or beauty will disappear as soon as one tries to touch … Continue reading

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