Friday 3 October 2003

Education update

I have now noticed that the Scotsman carries an editorial today in favour of vouchers. They also write:
For instance, Judith Gillespie, of the Scottish Parent Teacher Council, says: "It’s the children who achieve - the schools don’t deliver their performance. It is nonsense to suggest that a school where 40 per cent pass three Highers is better than one where 20 per cent do." Fortunately, most parents don’t agree with Ms Gillespie’s strange notion that the quality of a school’s teachers or management is irrelevant to their children’s performance.
The Scotsman is noticing the strange beliefs of Ms Gillespie that I commented upon here