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Dan Donovan, who died last week, was what Dr Johnson would call a man of parts: actor, producer, director. But mostly he was a brilliant teacher who left an indelible mark on those he taught.
Receiving his BAFTA award, Ridley Scott told his audience: "Teaching is the most important of all professions. Sort that out and social problems will get sorted out."
Teachers come in many guises. But all the good ones are moral mentors in the three fields that matter most: politics, society and the classroom.