Sugar sours motivation for rest of us

20th June 2008 at 01:00
You falsify your CV, lie about it in an interview, have no qualifications to speak of, can't spell and have the presentation skills of a teenager, but you can do an impression of a pterodactyl

You falsify your CV, lie about it in an interview, have no qualifications to speak of, can't spell and have the presentation skills of a teenager, but you can do an impression of a pterodactyl. The perfect profile for a job with Sir Alan Sugar.

It may make good television, but it doesn't exactly encourage young people to get qualifications or stay on in education.

For many reasons, Lee McQueen deserved to win, but I'm off to motivate an AS group to up their game. Wish me luck!

David Collins, Principal, South Cheshire College, Crewe.

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