Letters - Less of the surgical spirit: our job is to nurture

26th November 2010 at 00:00

It may or may not be true that the "study of education theory won't help NQTs to deal with a fractious Year 9" intent on disruption. However, it will help all of us deal with a fractious secretary of state with a Year 9 mentality who is intent on disrupting the state (but not the independent) education system for his own ideological reasons, which are equally theoretical but far more dangerous.

Professor Colin Richards, Spark Bridge, Cumbria.

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