Peter Cochrane: Don't try to understand - just remember it

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The opening sequence to the classic BBC TV children's drama Grange Hill
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The opening sequence to the classic BBC TV children's drama Grange Hill

Peter Cochrane slams the British education system for failing to teach children understanding and problem solving

For decades I have been asking audiences everywhere: Did you do logarithms at school? Nearly every hand goes up. Then I ask: do you know why? Almost no hands go up. My next question is: Can a...

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