Profit without honour

27th January 2006 at 00:00
At the start of a recent motivation seminar, Alan McLean, education psychologist and regular habitue of these pages, proudly announced that his book The Motivated School is being translated into Chinese.

One local wag mumbled: "I thought it was in Chinese already."

A second retorted: "Aye, I've been waiting for the translation into English."

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