Browsing All posts tagged under »teachers«

My Toby Young Moment?

October 4, 2013


How to Lose Friends and Alienate People I’ve written one or two blogposts that have perhaps threatened to divide opinion, but I suspect that this is the one that will be most likely to lead to some “heated discussions” (there goes the euphemism klaxon). The reason for this suspicion, and the reason I have started […]

Pitying Wilshaw for his Tuneless Playing?

September 22, 2012


Today I had my second guitar lesson (with my daughter as my teacher, in an effort to test the maxim that the best way to learn is to teach). I tweeted a few audioboos of my efforts to precious little critical acclaim. Here’s an example so you can see what you think. Johnny B Goode […]

Time to Mobilise our Professionalism?

September 16, 2012


I have found myself on the highest horse imaginable this morning. And it's all because of the so-called 'Gove Levels' that seem to be the latest Lib Dem line in the sand to have been obliterated by the incompetent and ideological populist right wing of the Tory party. And the problemq is that I'm getting […]