Reading Time: 4 minutes Recently, I co-wrote an article about climate change that led to a spirited exchange on Twitter with a stranger who disagreed with the position I had taken with my co-writer. In the course of this online debate it hit me: the discussion was unlikely to ever go anywhere regardless of
Reading Time: 2 minutes I grew up in mid Wales, part of a low income, but sort of culturally aware hippyish family. Our family didn’t really have any connections with anyone from a different social class and I lived until I was 18 in a very small community in the depths of rural Wales.
Reading Time: 2 minutes In my mid twenties, my first year of working as a qualified class teacher in an inner city school challenged my beliefs about education. I found myself teaching a class of nine year olds with radically different abilities. For example I had a pupil reading Lord of the Rings whilst