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Ofsted's David Hoare in Isle of Wight 'ghetto' blunder

The Chairman of Ofsted has been recorded describing the Isle of Wight as an "inbred, poor, white ghetto".

David Hoare was recorded making the comments at a teachers' conference in Leeds and they were published by the Times Educational Supplement.

He later apologised, saying had been trying to highlight the unacceptably poor performance of schools on the island over many years.

Audio courtesy Times Educational Supplement.

  • 05 Aug 2016
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