Results 1-3 of 7
It explains the immobility of the public schools , which have barely altered since
the ' eighties of the last century . It explains the military incompetence which has
again and again startled the world . Since the ' fifties every war in which England
Education . In wartime , educational reform must necessarily be promise rather
than performance . At the moment we are not in a position to raise the school -
leaving age or increase the teaching staffs of the Elementary Schools . But there
start by abolishing the autonomy of the public schools and the older universities
and flooding them with State - aided pupils chosen simply on grounds of ability .
At present , public - school education is partly a training in class prejudice and ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - the.ken.petersen - LibraryThing
It seems harsh to criticise George Orwell's optimism when he implies that socialism has become inevitable: he was writing in 1941, I thought so in 1980. Sadly, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and ... Read full review