Tag Archives : university

The introduction of SATs

These are testing lines time. In both education and the field of work, the prevailing wisdom appears to be: if it moves, test it and if it doesn’t well test it anyway. I say wisdom, but it has become rather an obsession. In addition to the current obstacles, like GCSEs, A-Levels, GNVQs, ONDs, and HNDs, […]



Classical and modern

In the United Kingdom at university level, the decline in the study of Latin and Greek, the classics, has been reversed. As a result of renewed interest in reading classical literature and history, more and more students are enrolling on classical studies courses. The purists may deplore this development-‘ it is yet another example of […]