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1

This is how Hector describes A Levels

Those longed-for emblems of conformity

2

Scripts view on education

Love apart, it is the only education worth having

3

A quote from Lockwood, promoting Irwin's theory of education

Everybody will do that. That's the stock answer, sir...

4

Irwin's view on education contrasts Hectors

Education isn't something for when they're old and gr y and sitting by the fire. It's for now.

5

Irwin talking about Stalin

Find something, anything, to say in their defence

6

Mrs Lintott presents this view of education

Properly organised facts

7

This indicates the Headmaster's shallow take on education

All bright but they need polish. Edge.

8

Hector Quotes AE Housman

All knowledge is precious whether or not it serves the slightest human use

9

Shows Scripps anger towards Irwin's teaching of the holocaust.

Not good point, sir. True.

10

Hector believes exams are....

The enemy of education

11

This stresses Irwin's view on the need for originality in exams

You can write down, rudge, that 'I must not write down every word that teacher says'

12

Mrs Lintott tells us about how little Hector cared for the boys proper education

Hector never bothered with what he was educating these boys for