Penalty shoot-out

18th May 2012 at 01:00

On Radio 4's Desert Island Discs last week, comedian Tim Minchin said: "I am passionate about not setting goals; you don't get opportunities if you think you know what you're meant to be doing." A little more of this philosophy might help our teachers and pupils in this target-driven educational world.

Becky Durston, Retired headteacher, Barnston, Essex.

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