Quotes of the week

19th October 2012 at 01:00

"It paves the way for the most important decision our country has made in several hundred years."

First minister Alex Salmond after sealing the deal over the independence referendum, which includes the right to vote for 16-year-olds

'I went to a great school (Eton) and I want every child to have a great education. I'm not here to defend privilege but to spread it.'

David Cameron at last week's Conservative party conference in Birmingham, refusing to apologise for his privileged upbringing.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now