For her MEd dissertation, Ann Crowther is researching whether the amount of stress put on teachers by an OFSTED inspection is reasonable and whether the cost is reflected in raised standards. She would welcome anecdotal evidence or can send a questionnaire. Anonymity andor confidentiality will be respected. Address: 27 Peveril Avenue, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN17 1BG.
Richard Ehlers has recently returned from two years as an East European Partnership volunteer in Russia. He assisted teachers of English in city schools in Arzamas, and helped set up exchanges with schools in England. He would like to share his experience with anyone researching the Russian education system or planning a visit. He is willing to make a slide presentation for reimbursement of expenses. Address: 18 Ingoldsby Close, March, Cambridgeshire PE15 9NL.