So what do they know?
As a contribution to intelligent discussion on the first major piece of legislation for our devolved Parliament the consultation exercise undertaken by Save the Children and portentously recounted in last week's Executive paper accompanying the Bill was nonsense.
Even worse, however, is the pledge to involve pupils. What on earth do they know about the curriculum or methods of learning? The New Testament got it right: "When I became a man, I put away childish things."