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Monday, 13 June 2011

Education, education, education, and how politicians never think their policies through.


I have a lot of contact with company executives in most fields as a journalist and I have noticed that so many of them have a public school education.
I began to wonder why this was as, when I was much younger, more working class people from Grammar Schools and even comprehensives tended to do well on the executive ladder.
Looking through the papers recently I notice that one comprehensive girl got – was it 54% or 56%? It was one of these figures, but it doesn’t really matter. What really does matter and, to me, is disgraceful, is the fact that she managed to get a “A” grade pass.
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