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Harold Rosen: an inspiration for teachers today

announcing an inspiring new book Harold Rosen: Writings on life, language and learning 1958-2008 Harold Rosen was one of the great reformers of English teaching. His work has just been republished, providing a challenge to the deadening practices of the National Curriculum – its obsession … Continue reading

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English for the many or the few

The hatred of Conservative education ministers for democratic ideas about language  connects with their broader opposition to comprehensive education. There is nothing very new in their elitist attitudes to English teaching or indeed to comprehensive education. Many of their ideas … Continue reading

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