• Thoughtwashing: A Modern Curse?

    26th January 2022

    This post is available to download as a PDF here, and as an audiofile below:   Within philosophy classrooms in universities there is a practice which we have termed ‘thoughtwashing’. We...
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  • Education, Social Reforms and...

    15th December 2021

      This post can be downloaded and read as a PDF here.   This post offers a synopsis of Richard Pring’s new book, Purpose of the book, Education, Social Reform and Philosophical...
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  • The Government’s Creeping...

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    22nd March 2021

    The Conservative Government defends its Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill as a “sensible package of measures,” justly tough on the worst violent offenders – especially those who commit...
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  • Will We Always Need (Human) Teachers?

    18th January 2021

      The future of education is uncertain. Some commentators suggest technological advancement will do away with the need for teachers – or at least that, in the near future, teachers will not...
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  • Inaugural Blog Post: Education for a...

    6th December 2020

    John White launches the PESGB Blog with his thoughts on education, childhood, and frugality.   A recording of John reading his piece can found here:   And a recording of a Q&A...
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