Quality unit phased out

2nd February 1996 at 00:00
Strathclyde's controversial quality assurance unit will not survive in Glasgow. The city's education committee last week agreed to set up a Pounds 1.1 million education support service of 24 advisers to combine the work of the unit and the educational development service.

Members agreed with officials' view that the benefits of providing "immediate delivery of support after audit" outweighed any conflict between advice and inspection.

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