EDITORIAL A Game of Snakes and Ladders

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 51 Number 2 (2009)

EDITORIAL A Game of Snakes and Ladders
Clyde Chitty, pages 115-116
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2009.51.2.115

Abstract

As I write this Editorial at the beginning of May 2009, there is really very little to be cheerful about, but I will try to look for the 'green shoots' of educational recovery.

To begin on a sour note, Sir Alan Steer's Report for the Government on school discipline produced a predictable spate of negative and despairing newspaper stories on 15 April 2009, the day that it was published; and the BBC One television programme 'The Big Questions', broadcast on 19 April, actually featured a debate as to whether it was now time to reintroduce corporal punishment in schools.

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Clyde Chitty (2009) EDITORIAL A Game of Snakes and Ladders, FORUM, 51(2), 115-116

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