Businessmen book a seat at the top tables

21st April 2000 at 01:00
THE report describes business involvement in education policy-making as "sporadic" and calls for greater representation on the Scottish Consultative Council on the Curriculum.

The Standards in Scotland's Schools Bill already provides for at least one representative to e appointed to the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

The "wealth of expertise" in the business community for developing and implementing competence-based frameworks could contribute to drawing up programmes for both probationers and "advanced" teachers.

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