Brought to book

17th September 2004 at 01:00
It's good to see a teacher getting a billing at the Edinburgh Book Festival. But perhaps Angus Council doesn't agree.

Bill Duncan, a teacher in one of the authority's schools (which cannot be named for entirely non-legal reasons), produced a book a couple of years ago called The Smiling School for Calvinists. Duncan received an award and did a book reading - which turned out to be very altruistic of him since his salary was docked to pay for a supply teacher.

At the time, Angus schools were running an initiative called "Celebrating Success".

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