Sins of the father

6th October 2000 at 01:00
YOU'D think that Chris Woodhead would have learned a lesson from question-and-answer sessions. Remember the furore over his remark to Exeter University students that relationships between staff and students might be "educative"?

Undeterred, the chief inspector told Yorkshire sixth-formers last week abut his daughter Tammy who has just started teaching in a primary school. "What she objects to is reading and writing documents and forms which she doesn't believe add anything to her work in the classroom." Full marks to Miriam Ogden of Benton Park school in Rawdon, near Leeds, for raising that.

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