Quotes of the week

7th December 2012 at 00:00

"I have no desire to run Scotland's universities or dictate what they teach."

Education secretary Michael Russell at a higher education conference in Edinburgh

"If you look across Europe, teachers are increasingly master's-level qualified. We don't want to go from a situation where we have the best-qualified teachers to the least well qualified."

Professor Graham Donaldson, in evidence to the Scottish Parliament's education committee.

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