Satisfaction fatigue

19th October 2007 at 01:00

Ofsted - as we report on our front page - says too many colleges are languishing at the satisfactory level.

With the two biggest obstacles to quality - poor lecturers' pay and excessive red tape - still very much in place, this conveniently ignores the miracles achieved by principals and their staff.

If the Government's record in dealing with these problems had been as good as satisfactory, our readers would be more than happy with its performance.

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