The Swedish School System – Some provocative ideas

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WHY HERE
This was originally published on LinkedIn as a comment to Sirkka Persson, HeadTeacher achieving solid results in her school. Great work she and her team were doing.
As I have been working extensively with translating many of the major school documents, and fortunate to receive insights from policy makers in my work as a trainer, I thought I knew something about the system and its weaknesses.
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“Juncker thinks 100 states in the EU difficult but not totally impossible” But is it? Consider Catalonia, the EU, Brexit and Kurdistan

On Friday, October 13, 2017 Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, stated the following: “But if you allow Catalonia – and it is not up to us of course – to become independent, other people will do the same. I don’t like that. I don’t like to have a euro in 15 years that will be 100 different states. It is difficult enough with 17 states. With many more states it will be impossible,” The Guardian, 10/14/2017.

There are some important points to this: (more…)

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Last lap Brexit – Moment of reckoning fast looming up!?

Just been watching the BBC earlier renowned for its objectivity, but now IMHO more for boring weather reports (who says climate change is a non-fact) recycling of news, and not unbiased reporting. All of which helps to make a stronger case for reducing its licence fees and income. (more…)

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