Independence redefined

30th September 2005 at 01:00
The assertion of the General Teaching Council for England's independence by its chief executive Carol Adams would ring less hollow if she were not an ex-Department for Education and Skills employee appointed by the Government.

And the GTC's funding is paid by the teachers. He who pays the piper ...

appoints the chief executive. That's what I call independence.

Philip Delnon 79 Broomfield Road Swanscombe

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