WB of Down at Third Man asked for a Cultural Theory perspective on the concept of ‘public benefit’ as it applies to the charitable working of private schools in the UK. Would you be willing and able to give me your view on how the four cultures would perceive 'public benefit' say with regard to … Continue reading Cultural Theory and the Public Benefit Requirement
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Can Education reform cope with competing visions of fairness?
There has been some discussion recently about social mobility and parental school choice. This arose, in part, from a UK report on how to improve ‘fair access to the professions’. The problem with almost all such reports and many such debates is that they assume we all agree on what counts as ‘fair’, that we … Continue reading Can Education reform cope with competing visions of fairness?