Breaking News! School Brainwash Exposed By GUARDIAN?


Views that fall outside the accepted liberal-left spectrum get short shrift in my staffroom. I have watched teachers react incredulously – almost to the point of tears – when colleagues have tried floating a reasonable case for Brexit.

That may come as no surprise to you, any more than it does to me…

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….but I wonder what the reaction of more typical Guardian readers (whom I tend to categorise as pinko jelly-fish) might be…

…when they open their papers to enjoy with their muesli and fruit-juice Sunday breakfasts!

Secret Teacher: my school is an echo-chamber for leftwing views

…it saddens me to see my students being initiated – deliberately or not – into an essentially Manichaean view of politics, with a checklist of “goodies” (leftists, trade unions, Corbyn) and “baddies” (Tories, Brexiteers, anyone who uses the phrase British values without irony).

There are problems with the article, not least that apparent belief by the author that indoctrination of British school-children is more by osmosis than intent...

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…despite much evidence to the contrary,

There’s also the –  no doubt genuine – belief on his or her part that the problem is largely limited to areas where Labour voters predominate.

Sadly, in towns and counties where the electorate is likely to be Conservative or UKIP, the chances are that teachers...

….themselves subject to indoctrination through school and university, and cocooned from contact with any other world except the Twilight Zone of academia, are JUST as bad.

And it’s not just in Britain!

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However, what’s most telling is that Guardian headline…

Secret Teacher…

!?!

Would he or she be dismissed as a dissenter?

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