Hello there. Hope you’re feeling well today.We have chatted before about the arrogant incompetence of Welsh Labour government in this blog and how an important example is education. Labour, it cannot be stressed enough, having been so disastrous in this subject the current minister is now a Liberal Democrat.
Incompetent management of the available opportunities will damage not just Welsh children but also Wales as a whole possibly for generations unless this failure is addressed.For the moment let’s focus on science.
Now I’m not a scientist. I can look like one easily. I wear glasses and talk about anything as if I know what I’m talking about. All I really need is that white coat they all wear. Presumably white so that whoever does their laundry doesn’t have them to split them up.
But I do know that if there are less people that will take up science because of the incompetent way Welsh Labour has managed education then Wales will be damaged. Furthermore assuming it does happen if it turns out to be a long dark Brexit of the soul then many jobs will be lost in the few laboratories Wales has as the facilities are moved within the EU.
Thus the possibility Wales will become a science wasteland cannot be overlooked.
But let’s take it further. Do you think Westminster will allow scientific investment in Wales? Of course not. For science means knowledge and the lack of knowledge will mean a people venerable to exploitation.
Teachers in science subjects will have difficulty teaching because kids will ask what is the point of learning a subject that there will be few opportunities of moving forward. Investment in science will need to be a fundamental tenet of Plaid Cymru policy.
So let’s be clear. Not everyone is a scientist. I’m certainly not one. But everyone should have the chance to be should they wish it. Investment in science will need her to be