UK Education Priorities

Remember this?

A fifth of British teenagers believe Sir Winston Churchill was a fictional character, while many think Sherlock Holmes, King Arthur and Eleanor Rigby were real, a survey shows.

Well, today we have

Teenage girls are being taught how to walk in high heels in a government-funded college course in the UK.

The six-week Sexy Heels In The City course at London’s South Thames College costs 16-year-old students £150 (NZ$325) and also gives lessons on how to carry designer handbags, the Daily Express newspaper reports.

The course claims to prepare young women “for the business world and their social lives”.

It’s bad enough that they’re claiming that this stuff is necessary for the “business world”, but since when does the government have any business educating people to prepare them for their “social lives”?

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