And as a post-script--- http://www.johnconnell.co.uk/blog/?p=829 "Postscript - During his talk, Brian also mentioned that an attempt by him to have ?fun? added as a core aim to the original review-group papers on Curriculum for Excellence was voted down by the group on the grounds that ?it would give the wrong message.? As Brian noted, thus spake three centuries of Scottish Calvinism! Isn?t it about time for teachers to tell the asylum keepers where to get off and find ways once more to bring some fun, joy and creativity back into teaching and learning?" Yes, indeed. High time.