A posting in the QM thread from a lad looking for black combats brought this to my attention... http://www.edexcel.org.uk/quals/nat/pubserv/nd-sept-07/pub-serv/ I would be interested in what collegues from the uniformed services think of this syllabus? My initial reactions are: 1. Some of the content seems very "political" for the target audience. Yes, I know the uniformed services are part of the democratic process, however the emphasis seems to be on introducing democratic processes into the services, and coaching individuals in the techniques. I, for one see no need for this... 2. WTF do we need civvy colleges offering stuff like this when the uniformed services are better placed to deliver this type of training. 3. Who is setting the outcomes and requirements for this.. I seem to see the long hand of the fluffy politicoes, or am I just paranoid... I have to say that the prospect of Little Cruddington Tech running courses where the students wear combats fills me with concern..