Children who are fluent readers are being damaged by the Government’s insistence on using synthetic phonics in the classroom, a leading academic warns today.
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I have received many letters of tribute to the late Jacques Derrida, the French philosopher and founder of what became known as "deconstruction". I would like to print some of them today in his memory.
Monday 22 November 2004
One day in my early twenties, I found myself - not for the first time - standing beside a section marked philosophy in my local bookshop. Had the assistant walked over and asked if she could help me to find anything, I would have had trouble answering, beyond saying, in the most naive and embarrassing way, that I was looking for answers - or simply, for consolation.
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Friday 19 March 2004
By performing as African Americans or Indians, white people get to play act a kind of 'imaginary liberation', writes Michael Mark Cohen
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site this morning
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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