So, part of the role of a teacher is to sort the sheep from the goats. To guide those with an academic vocation or talent to where they might best employ such, just as is it is push those with musical, artistic, manual or any other form of talent.
4. Promote equality and value diversity
Maybe not. Depends whether they mean equality of opportunity or equality of outcome really, doesn\’t it?
Given the confusion over these two different interpretations in the wider society I\’m not sure that I hold out much hope for it being opportunity they concentrate upon.