Instead of re-hashing failed educational policies of the past, why can't our ministers embrace a totally new vision for an educational system for the 21st century? Such a vision might include seeing schools as learning hubs where new technologies are used to encourage and support individualised learning, where adults engage with our young people as much needed mentors, rather than teachers, and where each individual child is free to follow a course of study best suited to their talents, interests and aptitude.

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