Quotes of the Week

6th January 2012 at 00:00

"My wish for education is the abolition of school examinations. They are not necessary; evaluating students can be done far better by reading their essays, looking at their projects, and talking to them."

Philosopher AC Grayling gives The Guardian his education wishlist for 2012

"All teachers in leadership roles should be given a month-long sabbatical every seven years . We have to replenish intellectual curiosity; that's the essence of good teaching."

Tim Brighouse, visiting professor at London University's Institute of Education, outlines his wishlist.

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