Editor's letter

23rd January 2004 at 00:00
TB: two letters spelling a deadly disease that will kill two million people worldwide this year. In the 1980s, experts predicted the total eradication of tuberculosis in the developed world by 2000. They were wrong. One London borough has a higher rate of the disease than India. Ben Walsh, in the lesson notes to this week's Inside Story, says it challenges "the oft-held notion that history is a continual story of progress and achievement.

Nature often finds a way to stop humanity in its tracks" (page 8). On a happier note this week, turn to page 13 and find out how you can get free Mr Men books.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now