The Kay who observed, so wisely,
“… the defence mechanisms (in education) are as impregnable as the walls of Troy – you will only get inside by a combination of skill, sympathy and subtlety.”
Cited in: Latcham, C.R. (1986). Educational technology – a recipe for change? Australian Journal of Educational Technology;2(1):5-11.
Last night I was talking with a clinical psy doctoral student friend about buzzy theories of “psychological immune systems” – maybe you could consider the problems I have at work evidence of an educational immune system.