How to write better English – by the government

There has been much spitting of fur and feathers recently in England about what many feel are ridiculously a) high and b) irrelevant criteria in English being imposed by the current government for the statutory exams children write at ages 7 and 11.

How to write better English - by the government

What should 7 and 11 year-olds be taught: grammar jargon, or how to write correctly? Are current educational guidelines preparing children in England properly for life in the workplace?

In an entertaining but worrying article on her blog, The Girl On The Piccadilly Line – an assistant head teacher at a London, England school – recently wrote: [Read more…]

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