Sweet FE

20th February 1998 at 00:00
Qualifications: 17,000 certificates can't be wrong.

Qualified teacher status: The yellow brick road to equal pay status.

Quality: Uniforms, badges and corporate logos.

Quality assurance system: Checking logos are the right way up.

Quangos: the FEFC and FEDA: It takes two to quango.

Quantity: Getting a sufficient number of bums on seats.

Questionnaires: Ask a silly question . . .

Quotas: Quackers.

Malcolm Burgess

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