US Concerns in Swat

February 20, 2009

The US has tentatively responded to the imposition of Taleban rule in the Swat region which can be seen here. I suspect there’ll be a stronger response in due course once all the details are known.


Primary Education Condemned

February 20, 2009

Primary school education is deficient according to an independent review led by Cambridge University. As I haven’t read the detaile report yet, it would be premature to comment on this at this stage except to say that its not a ringing endorsement of the Government’s attempts to reform education after being in charge for 12 years. More hopefully later.