Mandarins fail to project to youth

9th June 2006 at 01:00
As DfES "officials battle to come to terms with ecological and nutritional diktats - no personal waste bins, fewer chips and no full cream milk - they are struggling on the technological front too.

The Diary's heart goes out to the one who made a white screen descend from the ceiling to show a tape to some visiting schoolchildren before someone else realised that there was no projector. So the screen was wound back up and a TV summoned instead. They'll be making PowerPoint presentations without running the bullet points past their brains next.

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