Quotes of the week

26th October 2012 at 01:00

"I will continue to work with employers and teaching unions to do everything we can to help more teachers into employment in our classrooms." Education secretary Michael Russell responding to last week's news that Scotland has the lowest rate of teacher unemployment in the UK - "That boy is a future leader of the Conservative Party" Westminster education secretary Michael Gove's former French teacher at Robert Gordon's College, Daniel Montgomery, quoting one of his colleagues on the 15-year-old Michael's prospects.

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