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Homework a waste of time

Posted by: Paul Entwistle | 24 October, 2012 - 12:31 PM
Good news for students around the world as academics claim homework is a waste of time.

Children of the world rejoice! Homework is officially a waste of time. The only draw back is that to prove it to your parents you will have to read a book. Paul Murray spoke to Richard Walker, author of 'Reforming Homework' which argues homework is of little value to primary schoolchildren. 

Blog comments Your Say

  • In primary school teachers address Homework as it identifies which parents are willing to help their children so they can achieve.

    Denise Saturday 27 October, 2012 - 8:49 PM
  • One learns to read, to write, after that it's all rubbish.
    Homework is for the persons who want a "degree" or perhaps "marry up" and enter into a specious, precious, place.
    Literature is in my bones, in my head, in my hands with every book which is read.
    Every book, every word has a place...a word can, and will and forever write the wind. Or perhaps create my own 451 (vale Ray Bradbury).

    Dellas Wednesday 24 October, 2012 - 10:11 PM

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