Here’s our list of ten frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 20th May 2013. Let us know which posts we’ve missed and which other bloggers we should be following for next week’s list.
IanH argues that Michael Gove has every right to have strong opinions about teaching – but he doesn’t have the right to spread bullshit. Posted on Teaching Science.
Laura McInerney suggests three simple ‘quick wins’ a government could bring in that might actually improve teaching and learning, rather than just giving teachers an extra headache. Posted on LKMco.
David McQueen questions the received wisdom that that black boys need more role models, especially black role models, in order to achieve success. Posted on Tall. Black. One Sugar.
Life in the NHS examines the pressures on Emergency wards and suggests there are no easy explanations – but there are some overlooked ones. Posted on Life in the NHS.
Richard Johnson explains why the Work Programme isn’t working – and why its failure holds important lessons for other areas of welfare reform. Posted on Buying Quality Performance.
Slutocrat describes the joys of dealing with the Job Centre. Posted on Slutocracy.
Jim Brown takes time out from discussing the Government’s privatisation plans for probation, to provide an insight into how parole boards work. Posted on On Probation Blog.
Scriptonite Daily notes that the Government is making work pay …just not for 99% of the population. Posted on Scriptonite Daily.
CAMHS to Adult describes what it’s like to be suddenly left without adequate mental health support. Posted on CAMHS to Adult.
Zarathustra responds to suggestions that the atrocity “must be” due to a mental health issue, and suggests that the greatest threat to humanity lies elsewhere. Posted on The World of Mentalists.
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