In anticipation of becoming Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson sent a fact-finding team to Australia. He had heard there were some great new initiatives “Down Under,” and wanted to see if they could enhance Tory education policy.
He had given the team leader clear instructions as to which institutions to visit. No, the new pupil centered approach form Adelaide wouldn’t do. No, his team needed to go to Loxton. That’s where Britain’s educational future would be found.