Modesty taken to extremes

10th September 2004 at 01:00
I am glad to reveal a rare example of understatement in the over-hyped world of post-16 education.

To the website of the Sector Skills Development Agency, which shows off its achievements in creating a network of sector skills councils to promote standards in training.

It says, modestly: "The strategic significance of the Lifelong Learning SSC cannot be underestimated."

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