Tag: state schooling

  • State schooling in Scotland, more on the DC situation, and long-term changes after lockdown

    There’s an article in The Sunday Times about Scotland’s “failed lack of leadership” for state school pupils during the lockdown. This echos my own thoughts and I have wondered why there hasn’t been more criticism about this. The lack of education of state school pupils during lockdown is appalling and I really don’t think they […]

  • Volunteering at British schools

    I loved everything about the state-funded school my son attended for 6 months when we were in the UK and have written about the experience¬†here. In most respects, I preferred the English school to the¬†New Zealand school he attends now. I say most respects because there was one thing about the English school that was […]