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Brian Welsh, ex-director of education ("the fastest growing body in the land," as he once put it), was intrigued to see only two representatives of the Educational Institute of Scotland at the most recent meeting of Teacher Support Scotland.

"Usually, they go about in threes," said the Welsh man from Ulster who used to run Fife. "This was so one could read, one could write and one could watch out for the dangerous intellectuals."

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