Today's guest blog from the Education World Forum's Programme Director, Gavin Dykes writes about what happens when politics, economics and philosophy collide in the world of education.
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May 21, 2015
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May 19, 2015
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May 17, 2015
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May 14, 2015
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May 13, 2015
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May 11, 2015
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May 05, 2015
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