Quotes of the week

15th February 2013 at 00:00

"Great teaching should show you how to listen to the rain as much as it would introduce you to Mozart." - Former RCA professor of sculpture Richard Wentworth on Michael Gove's new curriculum

"If I were constructing an entire education system for this country, would I have independent schools as we have now? No, I wouldn't." - Eton headmaster Tony Little, quoted in The Guardian.

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