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Axed

The financial axe has swung. Education ducked at just the right time. Apart from BECTA.

Do we think, "Oh, we're OK" (schools, Sure Start, 16-19), or "Ah, we're not" (BECTA, other public sectors - especially business).

Or do we realise that the world of money is one big, interconnected organism? Damage a toe and the whole body tilts; cut one finger and you suddenly know how useful that finger was.

We need to think in an integral & wholistic way. Education is safe (for now)? No. The whole (of which education is part) has been reshaped. Leaner, fitter, more efficient? Let's see....

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