"I know there are things I did in education that will never be reversed. I have not done that in film yet because I have only been here for about nine months."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Estelle Morris on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Estelle Morris on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Estelle Morris on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Estelle Morris on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Estelle Morris on Oscar Wilde
"If bringing up the next generation is important, why aren't they the best qualified, the best paid? Why aren't we as concerned about their career progression as we are about those who work in the education or health services?"
"At different times I taught humanities, social sciences and pre-vocational education."
"We do recognise the need to move towards the publication of information showing the progress made by pupils from one stage of their education to another."
"Where the private sector, or anyone else, has skills, knowledge and resources that can help to deliver a high quality of education and to raise standards, we should use them."
"Before this government came to power, many failing schools were simply allowed to drift on in a pattern of continuing failure. The government is determined to break that pattern and is successfully doing so."