Eyes down for a lesson or two

8th October 2004 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Vhairi Mills, a senior student at Airdrie Academy, helps Gordon Seery. Coaching by older students is part of the North Lanarkshire secondary's strategy to improve learning and therefore behaviour. Like many others, it deploys strategies such as staged intervention to tackle classroom problems. Photograph by ALLAN BOVILLATOM

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