There’s nothing new here as such. It’s very much in the Ken Robinson tradition, and it’s an argument many of us are familiar with and supportive of. But it can bear telling and hearing again, because my daily experience of education is so far from where we should be, so close to where we shouldn’t, that it makes me want to weep. I’ve said it before and no doubt I’ll say it again: there’s only so much a teacher can do in his or her own classroom. For real positive change and an education fit to be called such, the vision, momentum and support needs to come from the decision-makers and be put into practice on a whole-school basis. Change needs to be driven.