Balancing order and sensitivity: where to make exceptions with school uniform

Last week students debated whether they should be exempt from uniform rules if the policies conflicted with their beliefs. The debate was inspired by a recent news story about a Rastafarian boy being sent home for having dreadlocks. The issue proved to be a pertinent one, with another news story appearing in the week aboutContinue reading “Balancing order and sensitivity: where to make exceptions with school uniform”

Dispelling your students’ and your own pre-conceived ideas

This blog is written in memory of the great Hans Rosling, who taught us to base our knowledge of the world on reliable evidence rather than our own narrow views. Ever, an optimist, he helped millions to acknowledge that the world is becoming a better place