也谈火车票:中国的缩影

在大多数人眼里,我不是一个爱旅行的人。无论是在曾经财大人的眼里,还是如今在兰卡的中国人圈子里,我都不是一个旅游者。理由很简单,我既没有去过周边的庐山、凤凰和张家界,甚至于没有去过武汉的磨山和植物园;也没有去过伦敦和苏格兰高地。尽管我也曾到过长沙、北京、东京和夏威夷,可那都是出公差,却未曾旅游过。... Read More

Education in UK: Some Random Talks

今日终于得到了一个空闲的时间来看下久已荒废的博客,发现上次更新距今已有一月有余。事实上,不仅仅是我,周围很多写博客的朋友的更新频率都大不如前。究其原因,无非就是工作的繁忙,学习的凌乱,生活的窘迫等等。而我,则是忙于书本和论文之间,实在是没有心情也没有时间来写这个博客。... Read More

Four-Week Invigilation: An Informal Review

拜敬爱的Andrea童鞋(此人不懂中文)和可爱的会计与金融系的制度,以及我们“万恶”的资本主义剥削制度(没办法,马克思爷爷的书读得太好),我很有幸的参加了为期四周的“职业培训”。之所以说他是“职业培训”,是因为如果我哪天博士侥幸毕业,并有幸的成了某大学的“叫兽”,并开始祸害我们的“未来”的时候,监考可能是日常工作的重要组成部分。提前学习并加以练习方能在使用时得心应手,慌而不乱,不会饥不择食,一盘散沙。(这都什么词儿?算了,各位看官自行理解)。... Read More

Citizen-managed Teachers: Their Past and Future

villiage school For most students like us, who were born and grew up in a city, participating state-owned schools, from kindergarten, primary school to middle school and university, it is hard for us to imagine the ‘citizen-managed’ teachers. The only impression for me is from the documentary films. But a recent notice on the future of these teacher bring such persons into our sight. It is the headlines of the journals and newspapers bring us the opportunity to take a consideration of all these teachers. Prior to the start of this article, I do wish all these teachers everything goes well. They have devote too much to the development of the education in China.... Read More