Posted: Apr 28, 2016 11:02 am
by Alan B
..."expressed their concern when, at the initial meeting with inspectors, the school insisted on segregating men and women through the use of a dividing screen across the middle of the room".

FFS! Where are we? In the Middle East?

Sir Michael said inspectors, visiting the independent school earlier this month, "gathered evidence that male and female staff are segregated during whole-school staff training sessions".

"Male staff sit in one room and the session is simultaneously broadcast to female staff in another part of the school," he said

I see! The female staff are not worthy of direct instruction but have to receive it 'second-hand' via a loudspeaker piped in from the men's room. (Why not the other way round?)