• Rethinking the Hard Path of Education...

    Image of a winding path leading up to the Cairngorms

    5th July 2021

      This post is available as a PDF here, and an audio recording below:     Nan Shepherd, best known for her novel The Living Mountain, was a Scottish novelist and poet who wrote...
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  • Exam Results, Fairness, & Trust: A...

    1st March 2021

    *** This is the second post in a PESGB Blog series focussed on educational assessment and the UK Government’s handling of England’s 2020 national exams (GCSEs and A Levels) in the wake of...
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  • An Argument in Favour of Results by...

    14th February 2021

    ***   This is the first post in a PESGB Blog series focussed on educational assessment and the UK Government’s handling of England’s 2020 national exams (GCSEs and A Levels) in the wake of...
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  • Should We be Worried about the...

    3rd February 2021

      A recent observation piece by Luke Sibieta of the IFS sets out to assess the potential economic harm of the recent restrictions to face-to-face teaching. Sibieta argues that the perceived...
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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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