Your top 5 hidden ( or otherwise) gems of regular contributors of content to U Tube we should watch.

Those in " poverty" could try working for a living, going back for further education and training, stop having kids they can't afford to feed, cut back or cut out non essential spending, and help themselves rather than expect others to pay for their chosen lifestyles.

What further education and training? It doesn't exist in any meaningful and useful form any more. We don't need to educate or train indigenous Brits we can import all the qualified foreigners we need, can't see any problems there.
 

Daz

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What further education and training? It doesn't exist in any meaningful and useful form any more. We don't need to educate or train indigenous Brits we can import all the qualified foreigners we need, can't see any problems there.
That would come as news to my daughter who's doing her Master's degree
 
Try the Open University, any number of online courses, myriad local groups/ councils providing courses, let alone private tutors and training providers.

Umm... that's higher education.

The people you've been slating will have literacy and numeracy issues before they can even attempt a GCSE. Those issues are supposedly further education ones, which now isn't fully funded to address them. And good luck with your online courses when you can't read or write or concentrate properly: illiterate, dyscalcula, dyslexic dyspraxic, adhd....
 
Umm... that's higher education.

The people you've been slating will have literacy and numeracy issues before they can even attempt a GCSE. Those issues are supposedly further education ones, which now isn't fully funded to address them. And good luck with your online courses when you can't read or write or concentrate properly: illiterate, dyscalcula, dyslexic dyspraxic, adhd....
What you're ignoring is that such people will have already been through primary and secondary schools, and failed completely.
Such wretches used to be able to make a living, often pushing a broom about in heavy industry, but those " jobs" are long gone.
Basic literacy/ numeracy can be acquired in a fortnight, I know, I used to teach it.
 
What you're ignoring is that such people will have already been through primary and secondary schools, and failed completely.
Such wretches used to be able to make a living, often pushing a broom about in heavy industry, but those " jobs" are long gone.
Basic literacy/ numeracy can be acquired in a fortnight, I know, I used to teach it.

Really? I'll be fceking amazed if you can. Still, go head. I won't be the only one wanting to hear how every fceking teacher since Socrates has been tossing it off until you turned up.

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Really? I'll be fceking amazed if you can. Still, go head. I won't be the only one wanting to hear how every fceking teacher since Socrates has been tossing it off until you turned up.

Edit typing while laughing corrections.
Look at any primary school timetable, and then add together those periods of English and arithmetic. Then compress those into a full time course, and you'll get a fortnight.
 
This is one of the blokes I follow.
Lots of nice footage of landing on tight air strips in Papua New Guinea.
In this one he is familiarising a fellow pilot with the country.
 
This one was an interest, if you're into documentaries, the battle for Goose Green and how the 40 year old Lt. Colonel Jones CO of the paras was killed leading a bayonet charge

 

Yokel

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Look at any primary school timetable, and then add together those periods of English and arithmetic. Then compress those into a full time course, and you'll get a fortnight.

Are you saying that in seven years of primary school, kids only do two weeks of English and Maths? Really?

Anyway, I have recently discovered a number of YouTube videos by a Physicist called Scott Manley. I discovered that he had made a video about Britain rather odd satellite launcher:




He has lots of other videos of rocketry and spaceflight topics. He does explain the Science, but some of the Chemistry is beyond me. He also presents videos of nuclear reactors (including why the Chernobyl accident happened) and nuclear weapons.
 

Londo

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One of my recent finds is the Paul and Rebecca Whitewick YouTube videos . Mostly fairly short at between 10 and 30 minutes but if your into walks along old railway track beds , routs of old canals , culverts and tunnels they are quite interesting and there are masses of them . .
The subtitles can be amusing as well as I presume they use a bot to do that and it often changes words from what was actually said with some hilarious results .
Paul and Rebecca also interject a lot of humour into the vids, at times too .
In my view well worth watching and here is one of the shorter ones for your enjoyment .
 
That would come as news to my daughter who's doing her Master's degree
My lad did his, echoing the post he said "Any fcuker can get a degree, to get a job you need to be a notch higher" he was right and has got a full time position teaching English.
Where as his mucker at Uni is still pulling pints in 'spoons.
 
Travel videos from Noel Philips where he reviews various flights and railway journeys.

In this one he reviews the Calcutta to Bangalore sleeper train. The loo review is 13 minutes in.

 
I don't know if anyone has mentioned the redoubtable Jago Hazzard; part Underground Historian of That London, part travelogue and just sardonic enough to be on the right side of railway nerd.

He will appeal to Industrial Historians (Like myself) and Londonophiles. Content rich but economic enough with your time to keep it interesting

an example

 
Whats all this about 40 years of Tory rule 80's until now ?
It was That **** Blair who was massively involved in off-shoring our Industry as well.
It’s probably a reference to the TB years in which, in order to win GE’s he had to accept conservative values. However whilst he was a socialist branding “new Labour” he was catastrophic for British unity with the devolution bill, involved us in an unwanted war and proved the concept that he was America’s tool. For a person who paradoxically espoused European unity, he really alienated the French in particular. I am not really sure in My own mind what Blair stood for, he never wanted his Scottishness to be known by and large. His concept of multiculturalism was certainly flawed. His support of Minorities would have been fine had it not been used to undermine the majority of this country. But then the Labour Party has always had a selective memory.
 

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