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A Person Without Power

Is a Victim.

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Gay, Lesbian, Bi – Lets Say It All

If a student writes ‘gay’, ‘homosexual’, ‘lesbian’ in an essay should they be censored or penalised? Come on! They world is changing! And even if it isnb’t an essay is an essay so mark it for what it is worth!

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Ignorance is Bliss

Part of failure is knowing all the things that have never worked, so not being tempted to try them again.

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Coursework is Useless

I always hated coursework. The pain of doing it spread over weeks compared to a couple of hours for an exam. Now coursework is an invitation to cheat because of the internet. The only way to stop cheating would be … Continue reading

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10 Insurgent Years

I almost missed the tenth anniversary of A Star Maths and Physics, on December 4th. This website has been up for ten years, splashing slime and muck over stupid paper shufflers and pen pushers and people in grey.

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Number Trainee Teachers Drops By Third

Shows just what an awful job teaching is. Don;t criticise me if you wouldn’t do it.

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Is There Any Point in a One Day Week

Some people are returning after Christmas on Friday this week then go home for the weekend. Give us a break! It’s like working for a day between holidays.

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Why Don’t Universities Have Mock Exams?

At university you get two chances to pass an exam. Fail and you are out. There are lots of empty seats during every university exam. Why can’t those seats be used to seat students taking mock exams. Hurray! Beer all … Continue reading

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Mock Exam Farce

Mock exams are most useful when they are most like the real thing. Especially when like the real exams they are spread out over a period of a few weeks. So when I hear from a student that all their … Continue reading

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Tutoring Over Xmas?

What? Don’t you ever want to take a holiday? And what about the tutor? Don’t let them turn up at your house drunk. Hic!

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