3 APRIL 1964, Page 15

SIR,—It was obvious in my time at Oxford (a decade

ago) that tutors were appointed mainly because of excellence in written examinations, rather than of skill, much less interest, in teaching. There were many professional eccentrics: few tutors of the legendary, or mythical, type.

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