Don't blame teachers for anarchy

10th November 2006 at 00:00
David F Anderson Falmouth Cornwall

According to the Ofsted holy willies, bad discipline is the result of bad teaching. Such facile and inaccurate comment does nothing to help stem the anarchy now endemic in schools across the UK. Marginalising the teaching profession as a political force is clearly government-sanctioned and a calculated move to obscure the unpleasant reality of Britain's classrooms. Do the witch-hunters really imagine that armies of "super teachers" are faced with keen students eagerly waiting for the next stimulating and varied lesson? Give us a break from such misleading rubbish.

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