Quotes of the week

5th April 2013 at 01:00

"There are some very effective schools in disadvantaged areas - but none has ever matched the performance of schools in our more affluent areas." - Education secretary Michael Russell, in a lecture at the University of Glasgow, "From good to great: building equity and success in Scottish education"

"If you think education is expensive, try ignorance." - Professor Steve Wheeler of Plymouth University quoting Derek Bok, former president of Harvard University, at the Learning Through Technology conference in Glasgow.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar, Buyagift.com, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today