Monday, October 31, 2005

Orwell Rolls In His Grave

"All over Oceania this morning there were irrepressible spontaneous demonstrations when workers marched out of factories and offices and paraded through the streets with banners voicing their gratitude to Big Brother for the new, happy life which his wise leadership has bestowed upon us. ...continues here!

UK: Primary test results indicate growing gender gap

Boys fell further behind girls in reading, writing and mathematics at primary school this year, according to the latest test results.

Just 51% of 11-year-old boys in England reached the level expected of their age group in the three core subjects, compared with 63% of girls.

The latest figures demonstrate that the growing gender gap is a much wider problem. ...continues here!

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Greek “reality”

Τhe subtitle of the blog translates to: Greek “reality” (pragmatikotita) exists only in the minds of those who never managed (or did not want?) to escape it”. It refers to an argument often brought forth by people not wanting to consider adopting a practice established in another country in education, health, politics etc. arguing that “it will never work because this is just the way we Greeks are”