Here’s our list of ten frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 27th May 2013. Let us know which posts we’ve missed and which other bloggers we should be following for next week’s list.
Tessa Matthews challenges an education system that allows young people to receive a narrow education – and which subsequently narrows their educational and career opportunities. Posted on Tabula Rasa.
Keven Bartle imagines his retirement speech in 2040, looking back at how his vision for an empowered teaching profession has been realised (the second part of Keven’s post can be found here). Posted on keven bartle’s Blog.
Mark Newbold explains why the crisis is not caused primarily by increased attendances at A&E but rather has a lot to do with delays in discharging patients. Posted on Mark Newbold.
Puffles argues against privatising the courts, and for protecting the fundamental propriety of our political and legal system. Posted on A dragon’s best friend.
Adrian McMenamin examines the sinking ship that is the IT project behind the Government’s Universal Credit programme. Posted on cartesian product.
The Hardest Hit campaign welcomes an article in the Telegraph acknowledging that “disability testing” isn’t working, in the hope that it heralds increased accuracy in the debate around welfare. Posted on The Hardest Hit.
kittysjones explains how the Government is failing to implement Article 19 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – the right to live independently and to be included in the community. Posted on kittysjones.
Paul Bernal explains why the tragic and hideous events of Woolwich do not make the case for the Snoopers’ Charter – indeed, precisely the opposite. Posted on Paul Bernal’s Blog.
Andrew Old defends writing under a pseudonym as essential to explaining how the world looks from a frontline perspective – and compares writer, presenter and teacher trainer Sue Cowley to the evil Emperor from Star Wars. Posted on Scenes from the battleground.
Mike Cameron recalls the TV documentary The Ascent of Man from the 1970s, and its emphasis on the importance of error and fallibility in humankind’s development of science. Posted on Distant ramblings on the horizon.
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