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The Laws Of Physics

by | 12th, October 2004

‘WITH pensions in a mess and the NHS haemorrhaging money hand over fist, we can at least rejoice in the news that education is now problem free.

Wycombe’s new RE teacher looked familiar

So high are the standards in our British schools that, as the Telegraph explains, even a 65-year-old US professor with a PhD in physics from an Ivy League school is not deemed to be of a high enough standard to teach his chosen subject in a British classroom.

David Wolfe may have headed up the physics department at the University of New Mexico containing 80 physicists, including Nobel Prize winners but does he know what it takes to pass a GCSE?

The answer is ‘No!’, he does not. Dr Wolfe may have qualifications coming out of his ears, but he does not have even a GCSE in physics, which is the bare minimum he needs to teach it at the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe, Bucks.

Sure, the pupils love him everyone loves a fool.

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