Tag: education

Are they fit to judge?

According to an item in today’s Education Age, 76 per cent of employers believe school-leavers have poor literacy skills. How would they know? Judging by the written material produced by many businesses, most don’t even know where to place an apostrophe. There was a massive black hole in education whereby many who are now at managerial level received only a scant education in grammar. Their skills are as woeful as those they now criticise.