Putting people skills first

5th September 2003 at 01:00
The new chairman of the Incorporated Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS) is Simon Carder, head of Eagle House school in Berkshire. He wants junior schools to provide a more well-rounded education. "The ability to pass exams is an important thing to teach but there are many other skills the next generation will need, not least the ability to interact with people as well as machines," he said. IAPS schools educate nearly 132,000 pupils in Britain.

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