15th April 2012. Recent research by industry groups has revealed the alarming statistics that nearly 50% of job applicants have poor document reading skills. They also failed to meet required numeracy skills. Successive governments seem to believe that bigger more expensive air-conditioned buildings are the key to education success when in my opinion, better teachers, classroom discipline, and sensible curriculum are the key. Seemed to work in my day.
‘If you think education is expensive, try ignorance’