Healthy highers

21st November 2003 at 00:00
Phil Hanlon, the charismatic public health professor from Glasgow yoonie who chaired the sexual health group, may not think much of the nation's health (TESS, last week), but he certainly has many good things to say about our schools.

In his address to the TES ScotlandEdinburgh City Council conference two weeks ago, Hanlon recounted with some awe his experience of students who come up to the university with five Higher A grades, who have probably taken a year out in Camp America and who can play the violin to grade seven.

"And they put us at our ease while we interview them".

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

Comments

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