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Better support for pupils in school | Letters

18/06/2019 Letters 0

The endless targets and tests are clearly causing harm, writes Fiona Carnie. And Janet Mearns laments the state of school administration systems when it comes to bereaved pupilsInstead of training up teachers to recognise children who are showing signs…

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Nurses are not just doctors’ assistants | Brief letters

11/06/2019 Letters 0

Nursing | Jean Purdy plaque | Leeds attractions | Aston Martin SUV | Birthday mailIn your University Guide (8 June), you describe nursing and midwifery studies as an opportunity to “learn what’s needed to assist doctors”. Well nowadays we can use our p…

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Time to stop neglecting education for adults | Letters

04/06/2019 Letters 0

Joan Bakewell, Nigel Todd, Dr Jude Anderson, and Dr Bill Jones respond to the Augar review of post-18 educationGaby Hinsliff is right (My dad studied late in life. He wouldn’t get the chance now, 1 June). She knows from family experience that mature le…