Ian O'Doherty: So kids -- the lesson today is. . .
Published 26/08/2010 | 05:00
Did you enjoy your school days? Did you find the joy of learning increased with each day as your fragile young mind was filled with new knowledge?
Did you listen with rapt attention as your inspirational teachers opened up a whole new world of literature, maths and history?
Or did you find the whole thing to be an incredibly tedious experience as you were forced to spend seven hours a day -- plus detention, in this column's case -- with teachers who were largely despondent and bitter and priests who were demented?