Category Archives: Rules

In Defiance of Compliance

Speaking as a parent, instead of as a teacher, I can see that the vast majority of school rules are eminently sensible – they are based around either learning, or the health and safety of children and teachers. If you … Continue reading

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Suffer the Consequences

In life, as in school, there are consequences for the wrong kind of behaviour. Or at least there are if you get caught. Imagine this: you’re driving along the motorway and for once it is empty. The weather is good, … Continue reading

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When I’m Not in the Room

MCQ 1. The word ‘obedience’ is … (a) indicative of an old-fashioned, paternalistic attitude to children;                                           (b) a missed … Continue reading

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