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Why performance pay does not work for teachers

The same argument holds for university teachers and researchers, I think.

https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/why-performance-related-pay-will-never-work-teachers-–-and-will

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A mathematician’s nightmare: Lockhart’s lament

I might have posted this already, but here it is again for George! One of my favourite texts written by a mathematician about mathematics and the way in which it is (but ought not be) taught.

https://www.maa.org/external_archive/devlin/LockhartsLament.pdf

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Hitler becomes a maths supervisor

P.S. This video, created by some very observant maths undergraduate, develops an already established tradition of video spoofs based on Bruno Ganz’s earth-shattering performance in the German historical film “The Downfall”.  The video surfaced on the Internetz late yesterday night and caused uncontrollable midnight laughter in our sociological-mathematical household (and, I’m told, not only in ours). Not everyday I come across such superb fieldwork materials! I have no clue how to use it in research, though, so for now I will just keep laughing, if you excuse me.

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