Woodhead lacks common sense

21st January 2000 at 00:00
WHEN research supports what Woodhead believes to be true, it is quoted with approval.

He constantly maintains from what the Office for Standards in Education "finds" and research "shows" that class size makes no difference to pupils' learning in junior clsses, and in doing so is merely mocking what simple common sense dictates and what private school parents know to be true.

Bob Tutton

(40 years as teacher and head in primary education, recently retired)



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