Self-inspection idea

16th August 1996 at 01:00
Doug McAvoy, general secretary of the National Union of Teachers, has proposed a system of self-inspection of schools by teachers. Writing in the Fabian Society's magazine, Mr McAvoy said that, despite enormous investment, the Government's inspection scheme had yielded no results. Unless Labour offered a credible alternative, it risked being "left behind in the education debate", he said.

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