Best for whom?;Letter

22nd October 1999 at 01:00
SO, Chris Woodhead, at last, shows his true allegiance to the independent sector (TES, October 8). To "train the best teachers at the best schools" even if this were true it would (by his criteria) make them less able to cope at the majority of schools at which they are likely to teach (i.e. non-independent). Unless, of course, he is only interested in servicing the private sector with these "best teachers".

Leigh Oldfield

8 Sansom Court, Northampton

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