On learning (or getting the horse to drink)

In this third and final series of posts looking at how tackling ignorance should be a principal aim of schooling, I reflect on the actual process of learning. You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink. This proverb has been a perennial plague for teachers and schools. Exacerbated by anContinue reading “On learning (or getting the horse to drink)”

Lockdown Notes #6: my journey as a culinary novice

In true metropolitan elite style, I have sought to better myself during the lockdown. This has involved finally getting stuck in to learning how to cook… It started with a conversation with a colleague in the pub after work on a Friday. I can’t recall how it came up, but he recommended a food deliveryContinue reading “Lockdown Notes #6: my journey as a culinary novice”