Posts tagged Education

The problem is adults

The problem in society is not kids not knowing science.  The problem is adults not knowing science.  They outnumber kids 5 to 1, they wield power, they write legislation.  When you have scientifically illiterate adults, you have undermined the very fabric of what makes a nation wealthy and strong.

- Neil deGrasse Tyson

This quote has been circling lately, and it reminded me of this video from a few years ago.  If only people with the power to make the world better were as intelligent as Tyson.

Excessive Sun

It [Derby City Council] said teachers should consider “postponing or cancelling events… in periods of excessive sun“. LMFAO!!

Illegal Buttons

Illegal buttons consumed in Merseyside school — nice to see that the people in power at our schools are unaffected by the over-reactionary governing of this country from Labour and Brussels.

Help Help I’m Being Repressed

Schools are to be given more help to boost the achievements of white, Christian pupils. Help! Help! I’m being repressed! Racism! etc, etc. Actually, the help is to boost the achievements of pupils from ethnic minorites, which isn’t racist – ‘cos it only discriminates against the majority, [...]
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