Chief inspector in two minds

27th February 2004 at 00:00
So David Bell considers that an over-emphasis on literacy and numeracy in schools is marginalising other subjects such as geography (TES, February 13).

Is this the same David Bell who is consulting on a new inspection regime - mainly focused on core subjects?

John Hopkin

Honorary secretary

Geographical Association

30 Greenhill Road

Moseley, Birmingham

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