Political bureau members should not feel superior: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping (C rear), also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, makes remarks at a meeting of the political bureau of the CPC Central Committee. The political bureau held the meeting on Dec. 28 – 29, 2015 during which members discussed measures to strengthen Party discipline and clean governance. (Xinhua/Li Xueren)


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A quick story that I heard last night.

A friend of mine recently moved to London. He’s a teacher, though looking for something different in his life. He’s not sure what that something different is, and we’re not sure if somethings differentdon’t keep presenting themselves in glorious flashing neon, but I digress. He is essentially fed up with education. This friend is a biology teacher but is working for a cover agency whilst he tries to decide what decision to make next. Make of that what you will, but here’s the story.

A couple of weeks ago he was covering an English lesson when the new head, a ‘super head’, as he put it, came marching in. The head looked at the books, asked the students for their levels and targets, asked the teacher for the same, and then promptly hauled him outside when he responded blankly.

Before he…

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