Hypocrites' test

17th November 2000 at 00:00
WHATEVER happened to empathy? For years teachers have been preaching the need to empathise but when Chris Woodhead is mentioned all this is jettisoned.

Hypocrites! History teachers, at least, let's hear from you. How about a response to this question "You are Chris Woodhead. Explain why you stood alone against the massed ranks of vested interests in the world of education."

Is that a child's voice I hear


Chris McGovern

Punnetts Town

Heathfield, East Sussex

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