Tag Archives: education

Time to celebrate the gift of friendship

Time to celebrate the gift of friendship

The International Day of Friendship is a United Nations initiative developed from a proposal made by UNESCO in 1997, which defined a Culture of Peace as a set of values. Acknowledging the damaging eff ...
What I did in the holidays

What I did in the holidays

For the retired person life is one long holiday, and so last summer I decided to ‘do something different’. I got a job. Against all odds, I managed to persuade one of Britain’s most prestigious univer ...
A letter from Colin Bullen – Grammar schools

A letter from Colin Bullen – Grammar schools

In response to your question concerning grammar schools I went to one in the late 1950s, from a totally working class background, as were the vast majority of my fellow pupils. We had a rigorous educa ...