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Episode 216 – Wizarding Education: Flitwick ROCKS

Quills out, new parchment ready, school books fresh from Florish and Blotts; it’s time to focus on school! Join hosts Eric and Alison, with MuggleNet staffer Haley and guest host Carla as they discuss wizarding education at Hogwarts. You’re sure to learn a thing or two!

On Episode 216 we discuss…

→ Similarities between Hogwarts O.W.L.s, N.E.W.T.s and Muggle aptitude tests
→ The ever-increasing difficulty of Charms, Transfiguration and Potions in the series
→ Omission of regular school subjects such as math, language, etc.
→ Tertiary education – the lack thereof? – in wizarding society
→ The benefits of *Independent Magical Study*
→ Those who teach! Is Lupin the best? What about Flitwick?
→ The importance of trust for learning in an educational setting
→ Students who got jobs immediately after Hogwarts. There are more than you think!

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On this recap we discuss…

→ The flexibility of Time a.k.a. Schrodinger’s Snape
→ Does Jo regret calling Cursed Child canonical?
→ Delphi’s redeeming qualities
→ Alison and Eric face off (and come to an agreement!)