Research superior to 'mere' teaching?

5th January 2001 at 00:00
Graham Lane of the Local Government Association (TES, December 22) sees a future in which teachers will become managers of learning with opportunities to do and research other than "merely teaching" a class.

Isn't teaching classes of 30 childre challenge enough for most mortals? The challenge is probably so great very little educational research has emerged in recent years that actually guides practising teachers.

Neil Richardson The Warehouse Back Lane, Ossett W Yorkshire

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