Quotes of the Week

1st March 2013 at 00:00

"It's good we've got a curriculum for a new century - it's just a shame it's the 19th century, not the 21st."

Dr Simon Gibbons, chairman of the National Association for the Teaching of English, recalls a colleague's view on Michael Gove's proposed literary diet of "dead white men" south of the border

"Not enough thinking time which, as we all know, is essential to good learning and teaching."

A senior manager's response to the EIS survey on implementation of the senior phase of Curriculum for Excellence.

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