Charlotte Mason vs Christian Classical approach

This blog is in danger of becoming merely a groupie for the Charlotte Mason Poetry blog… but can I recommend this interview with a teacher (and homeschool mother) who was attracted to the Christian classical tradition of Dorothy Sayers et al before realising its shortcomings and finding Charlotte Mason instead: http://charlottemasonpoetry.org/from-classical-teacher-to-charlotte-mason-educator/ Ms Whiteside is especially … More Charlotte Mason vs Christian Classical approach

Homeschooling

This is a piece I wrote for the Axis Educational Trust: A few weeks ago, I had the terrifying experience of appearing on Newsnight to talk about the government’s proposed changes to the A level system. In the “green room” (which is orange, and contains posters of previous Newsnight guests such as Simon Cowell), I … More Homeschooling