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What is it really like to teach in a primary school today?

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Current Debate - Child benefit cuts - is it fair?

Child benefit cuts - is it fair?

(+) Has unearthed a political agenda namely a poisoned chalice (-) Grotesquely unfair measures that doesn't aid anyone, except for political gain (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2013)

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Current Debate - Facebook is set to charge £10 to send private messages outside your circle of friends!

Facebook is set to charge £10 to send private messages outside your circle of friends!

(+) Still a credible social media site - now looking at the long-term game (-) Marred with many frailities - 83 million fake accounts! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2013)

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The start of the existence of everything

(+) Here, you will find the truth (-) Are you scraed of knowing the truth? (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2006)

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Current Debate - What is your view on the Wikileaks case and its controversial protagonist Julian Assange?

What is your view on the Wikileaks case and its controversial protagonist Julian Assange?

(+) Wikileaks have shown us the truth (-) The truth is not pleasant (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2010)

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Name Prejudice

(+) Pick those names (-) It is all in a name (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2013)

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Anti-Bacterial products

(+) Kills all known germs (-) creates stronger germs (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2005)

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Current Debate - State of England: Equality

State of England: Equality

(+) There is always hope (-) Still not enough women in board rooms (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2013)

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Should Gibraltar stay British?

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Current Debate - Cricket World Cup: do you think it\'s been a successful tournament for the ICC?

Cricket World Cup: do you think it's been a successful tournament for the ICC?

(+) Good show! (-) Too many rule changes (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2015)

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Current Debate - The Catholic Church has again been the centre of abuse claims from around the world. Are these isolated cases or is there a deeper problem within the church?

The Catholic Church has again been the centre of abuse claims from around the world. Are these isolated cases or is there a deeper problem within the church?

(+) Abuse is less prevalent than in wider society. (-) The Church should operate to a much higher standard than society. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2010)

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Should Pluto still be recognised as a planet?

(+) Nine planets are better than… (-) ...a paltry eight (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2006)

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How should university education be funded?

(+) Education is a benefit for all (-) But someone has to pay the cost (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Current Debate - London Olympics 2012: Will the games be a success?

London Olympics 2012: Will the games be a success?

(+) "Full of sound and fury…" (Macbeth) (-) "…signifying nothing." (except enormous expense) (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2011)

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Is censorship of the press sometimes justifiable?

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Current Debate - What are your views on the Global Occupy Movement?

What are your views on the Global Occupy Movement?

(+) Noble goals. I'm a supporter of freedom of expression. (-) Fundamentally flawed idea behind it. (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2012)

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What is Blair's legacy?

(+) None, its too late. (-) We have lost the heart of Britain (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2007)

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Current Debate - Japan Disaster: Do you think it prompts a fresh look into reactor safety?

Japan Disaster: Do you think it prompts a fresh look into reactor safety?

(+) A low carbon alternative. Good safety record (-) Accidents can cause major environmental consequences (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2011)

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Current Debate - Do you believe that Cheryl Cole\'s career is at stake after her dismissal from the US X-factor?

Do you believe that Cheryl Cole's career is at stake after her dismissal from the US X-factor?

(+) Feel a little protective to our Cheryl; XF US lost a viewer (-) Ah canny undastan ya! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2011)

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Current Debate - Tesco Car Parks

Tesco Car Parks

(+) Generally quite safe (-) Not very close to store on busy days (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2007)

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Current Debate - Gay Marriage

Gay Marriage

(+) Throws some reality on to the subject (-) Needless soul searching (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

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Attitudes in a developing country

(+) na (-) na (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2006)

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Women and Society

(+) We prefer women to be women (-) Feminist! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2009)

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Social Services

(+) None (-) Evil is everywhere!!!!!!! (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2009)

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Current Debate - Is the government right to freeze minimum wage for young people?

Is the government right to freeze minimum wage for young people?

(+) I can see a benefit for businesses (-) Is it fair? (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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Is e-mail lowering the level of interpersonal communication?

(+) See review (-) see review. (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2004)

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Should football clubs be allowed to go into administration?

(+) The fans can get organised and win their clubs back (-) The game has sold out (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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Current Debate - The Weather

The Weather

(+) Suns out (-) Rain coming (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2011)

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What's the relationship between class and media?

(+) Titillating reading; great gossip. (-) Ruined lives; innocent accused proven guilty based on false, media-generated impressions. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2003)

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Current Debate - Meat in general

Meat in general

(+) Cheap (-) Full of horse shoes (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2013)

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The building blocks of life.

Advantages: Many
Disadvantages: Many

We all have memories of our primary school some people may have memories of bad experiences but generally the people I know have good memories. I think it is because the primary school is a nurturing institution which aims to make the child feel part ...

teacherofhooch 26.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of What is it really like to teach in a primary school today?

Primary teaching

Advantages: interesting, enjoyable, rewarding, fun
Disadvantages: huge workload, irritating children

I am in the fourth and final year of my teaching degree, which will qualify me to teach in both a primary and secondary school setting although my specialist subject is ICT. As part of my teacher training I have spent two placements teaching in Primary Sc ...

ilusvm 10.02.2009 · Read full review
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The Sounds of a Classroom

Advantages: A brief experience I'll always remember
Disadvantages: No peace and quiet!

This is intended to be a light-hearted snapshot of the atmosphere in a class of nine- to ten-year-old children at a very reputable independent school where I spent a term doing sickness cover several years ago. The children were not rude or disruptive, bu ...

denella 15.11.2006 · Read full review
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My Son is a Superboy

Advantages: -
Disadvantages: -

My eldest son, Jonathan who is 9 years old, is attending his primary school now. He is on his third year. Every morning - by 6.40 - I bring him to his school as the class starts at 7.00 and ends at 13.00. After having his lunch, at 15.00 he has to atte ...

djohan 13.11.2006 · Read full review
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Back to the Future

Advantages: Has unearthed a political agenda namely a poisoned chalice
Disadvantages: Grotesquely unfair measures that doesn't aid anyone, except for political gain

A staggering 72% (ComRes Poll) of us feel that welfare funding should be either increased or frozen. A stark message to an administration that is hell-bent on dividing the UK into a ‘shirker’ or ‘striver’ nation via political media hype, while slashing ...

1st2thebar 20.02.2013 · Read full review
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