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    Does anybody else feel like left wing ideologies are rammed down their necks in schools. Any time I confront a teacher about their subjective teaching they get super angry and defensive! One teacher literally tried to ban us from ever voting tories. (My poor tory heart was broken!) I understand that teachers are basically civil servants and will always be left wing, but something must be done about the left wing teaching in schools! It drives me mad. Schools should encourage diverse political ideas, and in no way shape or form should schools be a form of political socialisation.

    Anybody agree? Or are y'all raging left wingers!? If you are.. Please tell me you don't like old Corbyn! Cant stand the guy!
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    I don't feel that way.

    In fact throughout my school/college experience I've always had teacher keeping their political opinions to discreet.

    What you've experience unethical. I totally support and encourage diverse political ideas, no school or teacher should use their power to indoctrinate (in a way).
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    (Original post by whoneedseton)
    Does anybody else feel like left wing ideologies are rammed down their necks in schools. Any time I confront a teacher about their subjective teaching they get super angry and defensive! One teacher literally tried to ban us from ever voting tories. (My poor tory heart was broken!) I understand that teachers are basically civil servants and will always be left wing, but something must be done about the left wing teaching in schools! It drives me mad. Schools should encourage diverse political ideas, and in no way shape or form should schools be a form of political socialisation.

    Anybody agree? Or are y'all raging left wingers!? If you are.. Please tell me you don't like old Corbyn! Cant stand the guy!
    How does that work?
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    On the other hand, everyone in my area is expected to vote Tory because they're middle class af.

    I think that there are places where the syllabus may favour a slightly more left-wing ideology (AS Econ's fixation with Keynesian economics, while disregarding the rival Monetarist theory which isn't covered until A2 is a nice example), when it comes to teachers it really depends on the subject, the area you live in and their background.
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    How does that work?
    How does what work?
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    (Original post by whoneedseton)
    How does what work?
    How can they "ban" you from voting tories?
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    (Original post by undercxver)
    I don't feel that way.

    In fact throughout my school/college experience I've always had teacher keeping their political opinions to discreet.

    What you've experience unethical. I totally support and encourage diverse political ideas, no school or teacher should use their power to indoctrinate (in a way).
    I totally agree. I mean I'm a raging Tory, but I've had teachers actually say to my face "just because your rich" "just because your upper class" "no wonder you speak like that" !! Teachers have gone as far as saying don't you ever dare to vote tory, and slate Gove, Johnson, Thatcher, Goldsmith, Osbourne, Currie! Drives me crazy! ENCOURAGE DIFFERENT BELIEFS, AND FOR CHILDREN TO DEVELOP THEIR OWN!!! Whether they turn out to be raging kippers, greenies, tories or corbyns!!:hahaha::congrats:
 
 
 
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