Re: on the clown's broken britain....
- From: "andycooper3@xxxxxxxxxxx" <andycooper3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 5 Apr 2009 11:54:21 -0700 (PDT)
On 5 Apr, 19:31, Svenne <tvaerska...@xxxxxxx> wrote:
On Sun, 05 Apr 2009 17:36:16 +0100, Maria
'abelard' wrote this:
"Teachers have launched a devastating attack on parents, accusing many
of failing in their responsibilities and undermining schools.
My recipe is start them when they are 7, finish when they are 14, beforeChildren are now arriving at school socially undeveloped, increasinglyMeanwhile ...Brown and NewLab crow about increasing the numbers
unable to dress themselves, unable to use the toilet properly and
unused to eating at a table, Mary Bousted, general secretary of the
Association of Teachers and Lecturers, writes in today's Observer.
Instead of taking responsibility themselves, too many parents expect
teachers to control their children's behaviour and wellbeing, she
of kids going to 'university' where they have to be taught how to
It looks like many kids should be at school until they're 25!
the hormones have completely buggered up their propensity for learning.
Where I am the kids start primary school at 7 and then secondary
school at 12. At 16 some go to the Gymnasium until 18 and then on to
University, others leave school at 16 and go on to vocational
training, apprenticeships and suchlike.
Young people are well educated and tend to be well dressed, well
behaved and polite.
Even the checkout girls at Supermarkets speak excellent English and
give the impression of being intelligent and decently educated.
But then the country I am in at present has the highest educational
standards in the world, and surprisingly enough it is an European
I really like it here. Modern, clean, nice and a high standard of
living. I'm glad I emigrated.
I really do pity you in the UK.
Especially those in my old home town in Lancashire, which is now more
like a dingy version of New Delhi.
I for one don't need your pity, i'm quite happy here, but have you
ever been to New Delhi? Last i knew Lancashire had sewers....
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