Six weeks later and it’s all over, the holidays are finished, the summer’s gone and it’s back to school again. Today in Scotland probably the biggest shake-up in secondary education is about to take place as the planned ‘Curriculum for Excellence’ is introduced. Whether this will be the success the Government hope or not, time will tell, but the main question often asked will still be on the parents lips as depicted in this James H Dowd (1883-1956) cartoon.
BOY: "Please, teacher, what did I learn today ?"
TEACHER: "That's a peculiar question."
BOY: "Well, they'll ask me when I get home."