National centre of excellence in English teaching shelves

23rd January 2004 at 00:00
* Government plans for a new national centre of excellence in English teaching have been shelved, because of lack of funding, according to Mr Johnson, chair of NATE.

A pound;50 million national centre of excellence in science teaching, whose cost is being split by the Government and the Wellcome Trust, has been announced. There are also plans for a national maths centre.

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