Transfer list for star heads?

27th June 2003 at 01:00
Forget Beckham, what about Kingham?

When will we get things right in the UK? A football player is bought for pound;25 million yet heads have to apply for new jobs despite a glowing Office for Standards in Education report.

Is a footballer worth more than a headteacher? Should governors be able to "sell" their headteachers and balance their budgets that way? Would a good transfer fee mean more heads would move on therefore the quality of education improve?

Just an idea.

Peter Kingham


Etone community school and technology college



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