It could have been so different. He should have withdrawn his troops from all but a few seats in which the Tories had no chance of winning.
Posts by Joe Baron
The author is a teacher. Joe Baron is a pseudonym.
A place where teachers have been moved to strike for their own personal safety has been rated ‘Outstanding’ since 2012.
Joe Baron: The campaign to tear down statues of British heroes is not about balance – it’s pure propaganda
It’s one thing to acknowledge the fact that all human beings are nuanced and flawed. It’s quite another to censor our past.
The President has overseen a serious waning of American power overseas, for all that he has limned it with beautiful speeches.
If teachers should not hold dominion over children, then, taken to its logical conclusion, surely parents should be prohibited from making decisions on behalf of their kids, too.
In no place has the assault on masculinity been more prevalent, more zealously pursued and more enthusiastically executed, than in our schools.
Pupils and teachers face ridicule and ostracism for so much as uttering a single word of support for the Conservative Party.
It’s time to stop innovating, think inside the box – and learn to speak English again.
The BBC’s latest experiment, bringing Chinese teachers into the classroom, reveals the true source of bad behaviour.
Why the new National Curriculum is a good thing.
The collective aims of education are being subordinated to raw, untrammelled individualism.
A collective unwilligness to exclude violent pupils permanently is bad for them, their fellow students, their students – and teachers, whose safety is at risk.
Joe Baron: Schools should direct boys’ natural aggression and competitiveness, not just accept misbehaviour
Guardianista wisdom is that violence is natural in young men, so there’s nothing you can do. That’s claptrap.
Reflections on a school end of term “Celebration Assembly”.
He deserves much credit, but his reforms aren’t the game-changer some would claim.