Quotes of the Week

24th February 2012 at 00:00

"My only comment about UHI is that if it's a doughnut, it has yet to decide whether it has jam in the centre or custard" Professor Russel Griggs, responding at Parliament's education committee to Liam McArthur, LibDem MSP, who said the rationale behind HIE was that it be structured like a doughnut rather than a hub and spokes

"Sounds like a good way forward. I would look forward to anyone observing my lessons." Eddie White, East Lothian maths teacher, on the education secretary's view of chartered teachers as "trailblazers" for a new master's qualification.

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