Time for action

12th June 2009 at 01:00
Delegates voted down calls for work on the new curriculum to stop, due to concerns about funding

Some, however, felt negotiating had failed and it was time for action. Andrew Fullwood, South Lanarkshire, argued that A Curriculum for Excellence was being done on the cheap and teachers were "more confused than enthused". But EIS education convener Larry Flanagan argued against a moratorium, promising he would be pushing for further delays to the programme's introduction and for more money.

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