Quotes of the week

6th April 2012 at 01:00

"There is nothing unhealthy about educating youngsters about nutrition." Diet guru Dr Pierre Dukan justifying his suggestion the French Baccalaureate exam should include a new anti-obesity option which would be passed by staying within recommended weight guidelines. He could now be struck off.

"There is absolutely no excuse for teachers cheating." The department of education reacting to claims from the Association of Teachers and Lecturers that English teachers have been forced to "manipulate results" and "re-write students' work" to boost results.

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