Skip to main content


"Even if their buying power has declined compared to 20 years ago, they still work perfectly well as a currency and allow us to make transactions."

Professor Alan Smithers on the A-level standard controversy.

"You can't take on controversy and expect to be loved by everybody."

David Blunkett, Labour's education spokesman.

Log in or register for FREE to continue reading.

It only takes a moment and you'll get access to more news, plus courses, jobs and teaching resources tailored to you