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Hell is Exams…

Polish universities are fixated upon the results of exams to an absolutely terrifying degree. This is partly because the entire system is results (grades, diplomas etc) oriented rather than process (learning as a never-ending process) oriented. This is made worse … Continue reading

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Destructive Narcissism

(CN: extreme vagueness in the interest of anonymity for all concerned… as much as possible) The place I work was officially… ‘abolished’ in late December. This has been followed by a whole bunch of tedious time-wasting meetings dealing with the … Continue reading

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Keepin’ it Real in Academe

There is, I think, a general principle of academic writing. The less consequential an article or books is the more likely the author is to try to conceal this through ornate verbiage. Good ideas, or ideas that are liable to … Continue reading

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