Woodhead told off by Scots;In brief

10th September 1999 at 01:00
CHRIS Woodhead was told to "mind his own business" after suggesting that 50 per cent of Scottish primaries were under-performing. Deputy general secretary of the Educational Institute for Scotland, Fred Forrester, said: "He is an isolated figure in the English education system and the last thing we need in Scotland is his unpopular methods. Testing and inspections are divisive and unpopular with teachers and parents. There is no evidence they improve standards in schools."

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