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Getting them Reading with Harry Ferguson

It happened pre-pandemic on a trip to Leicester College. I saw the library had rows of abridged versions of famous classics but the students were not borrowing them and were not reading. One librarian said…


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Defending your Child Online

You know that your child needs to be online to get the best out of their education. This also means they need to be protected online. This means you need adequate virus protection. Now at…


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Politicians and Education

Education takes a big slice of public spending so it is high on the political agenda. This means that politicians of all sides need to be seen to be doing something in education. The current…



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The Vending Family

I am always on the lookout for new ideas to use in financial education. As the author of the back to the black British debt to wealth programme (see https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dr-Graham-Lawlers-Back-Black/dp/1842851411). I love finding new ideas….


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Blink and you’ll miss it

Today education funding is a political issue in the U.K. Brexit has dominated the public discourse for the last 3 years and I will go on record as saying it is the worst disaster to…


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Trucks, Work and Mathematics

On April 6th 2016 about a dozen trucks drove into Rotterdam.  They had set off from their bases in three European countries. One set of trucks was made by Scania, a subsidiary of VW and…


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Drew Pritchard made me think!

Drew Pritchard made me think!   Drew Pritchard is the antique expert on the hit tv show Salvage Hunters.  If you haven’t seen it then you are missing a treat. Drew and his sidekick Tee,…