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Quotes of the week

"Education, some people say, is what's left over when you forget everything you've learnt in school. Education really is the person you become, all the qualities you have." - Headteacher Tom McDonald reflecting on his pupils' Malawi experience in the BBC High School documentary

"The next conference we go to, we'll have one slide: `we'll be in the car park if anyone wants a fight'." - Philip Graham, depute head of Govan High, attempting to lighten the atmosphere after his headteacher's comments ruffled feathers at a Stirling conference.

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