Booting the unsuited or a bullies' charter?

3rd June 2011 at 01:00

The TES's article states: "Heads will be allowed to view confidential HR records about teachers' previous performance before appointing, as part of Government attempts to end the recycling of 'incompetent' members of the profession."

Which bit of the word "confidential" is it that Mr Gove and his mates don't understand?

Brooke Bond


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