Leave it to the kids

For large parts of each summer I moderate vocational qualification portfolios. These are all about personal development and much of the work has been completed by teenagers. The units of learning they study cover areas like preparation for work, parenting awareness, managing money and working towards goals, but there is one unit, Identity and Cultural […]

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Puppy dogs’ tails

Thinking about women in history, it occurs to me that it’s quite a recent departure for women to actually write or commentate on it. With much of the history we know being written by men, I wonder now how much of it has been ‘filtered’ in order to fit an image of women that suited […]

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