Education is not just economics

9th March 2001 at 00:00
Sir Cyril Taylor's mean little sneer is both disturbing and revealing. History graduates make a multi-billion pound contribution to the GNP through the heritage industry and tourism. Beyond this, history graduates re exercising their problem-solving, communicating, judgment-making skills throughout the economy.

Chris Culpin

Director, Schools History Project

1 Tuckers Lane

Castle Cary, Somerset

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