In an article for The Telegraph, Bedales Head of Boarding Jenni Brittain reflects on a year of political turmoil. As she works to prepare students for life beyond the school gates, she asks whether they are best protected from or challenged by a rising tide of illiberal ideas, and concludes that such thinking must be acknowledged first if it is to be defeated.
Posted on 14 December 2016
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In a recent blog on the HMC (the Headmasters’ & Headmistresses’ Conference) website, Keith Budge reflects on the tenor of the recent American election, and reflects on how schools might best respond to what he sees as a concerted threat to liberalism. The answer, he suggests, lies in teachers being politically engaged and encouraging the same in their students.
Posted on 07 December 2016