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Angered by the maths insult

I am an experienced early-years practitioner with a first-class BA combined honours degree in education studies and early childhood education but have been rejected by the Teacher Training Agency while applying for higher-level teaching assistant status because I do not hold a level 2 certificate in maths.

Where is the common sense in this? The level I have studied to far exceeds this qualification.

I feel angry and insulted that the TTA has adopted a system that does not consider the diversity of individual education routes or the range of qualifications that are available in the era of "lifelong learning" Donna Potts

127 Burrs Road

Clacton-on-Sea

Essex

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