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The Diary received a phone call from a rather alarmed webmaster at this week. No, that's not the General Teaching Council's website, which can be found at, but the home of the much older Guild of Television Cameramen.

The distinction between the names is slight but crucial, pleads Paul Sampson the man. He gets around three e-mails a day intended for the education body. Teachers already sceptical about the GTC's role in disciplining them, will be reassured to know that Mr Sampson has been receiving emails from government addresses enclosing potentially sensitive personal information.

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