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"DSCF2631" by jamesskivington is licensed under CC BY 2.0 The views expressed in this piece have no affiliation to the photographer. This essay is an answer I gave to a routine tutorial form in college about my understanding of 'Prevent' and 'British Values'. Read More
The following is an attempt to explore the complexities I have observed in education over the last decade. It is not meant to be a definitive source, but rather a thought experiment, exploring many dynamics of education with various hypotheses about how it could work. I don’t have any formal… Read More

Poem / Young Adult

December 28, 2020

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"DSCF2631" by jamesskivington is licensed under CC BY 2.0 As part of an online college form I had to fill out, I was asked to fill out a box titled 'Development' and given hints to show and discuss my understanding of 'Prevent' and 'British Values', subjects that are being taught… Read More
A reflection on online versus classroom learning that has become topical during the pandemic. Read More

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This is the beginning of a book exploring education's role in society. It is purposefully written with names that are ambiguous, so that it is difficult to tell how old the speaker is or what gender or race they are, etc. The goal is to put the focus on the… Read More
Looking back at events throughout school facing “positive” stereotypes, which reveals that "positive" stereotypes can equally harm as much as a negative. Read More
it is parable and clarion call on the leaders in and people of Africa to change the narration and move the continent forward Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 13, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

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The Booksie Classic House

A colleague of mine mentioned that his university had just published a series of 250 word essays on the future of learning. What will study be like in 2070? The academics were plainly not writers, he told me. Their contributions were dry and abstract: it was all virtual reality; AI… Read More

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"Good to have you back, Adam. So much stuff on Covid lately. I had to wear a mask for the first time today - buses are demanding it. I felt I'd b..." Read More

In spite of the fact that schools have been closed for more than an entire term, the government is still persisting in wanting the Leaving Cert exams to go ahead. Pre-exams were held in exact conditions of the real thing. Students, parents, and teachers want them cancelled and a three… Read More
A collaborative poetry series written by New Age Enlightenment about the nationwide scholastic crisis affected the lockdown. Read More
What do sex and homosexuality mean to an 11 year-old girl? Read More

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Months ago I wrote a short story on Facebook, where I came up with the idea for Unhinged University, basically a satire of modern education in the US. The idea was appealing, so I decided to do a short piece on it. Read More
The essay is about parenting and it is mainly based from experiences, observations and insights gained through years of reading. Read More

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Are fake facts more interesting than real ones? Why? Why Not? Cover image: pixabay.com Read More
Story of a man, who sat out to teach people whatever he has learned in his life but in a different manner. Read More

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A fictional short story about a high school senior who has planned his entire working career. Read More
A poem that aims to spark an intellectual revolution against white supremacy and poverty in South Africa. Read More

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Comments: 4

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A story written about the psychological concept of 'bucket-filling/bucket-emptying'. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
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