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There is a growing list of articles about teaching, many written by retired, disillusioned or practising teachers, and we append some of them here. Select the heading of your chosen article to see the full text.

                            Teaching in the UK today                              

An Ex-Teacher Reminisces. By Rhea Williams — The downward spiral of competence and interest in the English language among English teachers

Spelling Standards of Undergraduates by Dr B. Lamb — British students outshone in English by overseas students

British Education 2010 by Prof. G. Moore — British secondary-school teachers incapable of teaching spelling, grammar and punctuation

One in Five - Unable to Read By Laura Clark — Education Correspondent to the Daily Mail, reveals more shocking statistics