Russian delicacy

15th November 2013 at 00:00

I enjoyed Mary Bousted's article on Lev Vygotsky ("The great defender of the freedom to learn", Comment, 8 November). It was good to see the leader of a major teaching union provoking thought on issues that go beyond pensions and pay. Perhaps other union leaders might follow her example? The more the unions take the lead on speaking about professional matters, the more teaching will be respected as a profession alongside - and even more important than - medicine and the law.

John Holman, Emeritus professor of chemistry, University of York.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now