And as for common sense ...

14th January 2000 at 00:00
APPLAUSE to Chris Woodhead for starting 2000 by upholding the traditional craft of the classroom.

The less teachers have to contend with "windy rhetoric" and "wacky theorising" the more successful we will all be. This message needs tobe trumpeted to certain local education authorities whose preoccupation with political correctness is a potentially powerful diversion from what should be schools' key focus.

Carolyn Wilkins

23 Chandos Road, Buckingham

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