It's quite obvious

14th September 2001 at 01:00
Why does no one ever make the obvious point about the teacher shortage? Common sense dictates that if people are unhappy in a situation, they will try to escape it. It should not take a think tank to discover this; it is blindingly obvious. The Government seems slow at recognising this, perhaps because it knows that successive "initiatives" have created this situation. We teachers have often been lambasted for being "unresponsive" to change. The government seems incapable of changing its approach, even with disaster staring it in the face.

Geoff Parry, 41 Inwood Rd, Hounslow Middlesex.

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