PC anti-racist social(ist) engineering, – or sheer stupidity..

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TEACHERS are banning schoolkids from having best pals — so they don’t get upset by fall-outs.  

This story may be somewhat sensational, and I did read it in English tabloid newspapers Daily Mail and The Sun, but also highly respected Sunday Times writes about it: Primary teachers ban best friends (not online).

Russell Hobby, of the National Association of Head Teachers, confirms some schools have adopted best-friend bans, and according to Educational psychologist Gaynor Sbuttoni,  the practice of teachers encouraging kids to play in large groups instead of developing tight-knit bonds is increasingly common.

The practice may not be widespread, but the fact it is happening at all is.. well, I can hardly find words.. – All I know is I am OUTRAGED !

Judith Mortell, also an educational psychologist, tells The Sunday Times some schools view the policy as a waste of valuable curriculum time, while others see it as part of a holistic approach to education.

A holistic approach to education??? – “Holistic” my bare !!!

Here some reader-comments, and I couldn’t have expressed it better myself !

“Wow. Is this a test or some kind of research? Can someone really suggest something as policy, acting as a “psychologist”, which reveals an utter poverty of understanding of human psychology”.

“A typical case of the cure being worse than the disease”.

“Pathetic, just pathetic” !

“Whatever next…..stop kids from playing?? Ban them from being inquisitive?? The world has gone mad” !!!!

“A wonder we’re still allowed to fart”.

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