Quotes of the Week

8th April 2011 at 01:00

"Parents have the right to proper consultation in the appointment of their headteacher and we are reassured that this principle has been upheld."

Jennifer Brown, chair of Broomhill Parent Council, welcoming the ruling that Glasgow City Council failed in its duty to consult parents over the controversial appointment of primary school headteachers

"Modern design and technology should sit alongside science and maths. And it should have the academic rigour of engineering, attracting the brightest minds, and it should be logical, creative, and practical - inspiring young problem-solvers."

Billionaire businessman and inventor Sir James Dyson.

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