The local education authorities will still be expected to play a part in challenging the schools to set targets that push them forward, so the positive element
of striving to improve our schools will not be lost.
He explained: 'If there is one positive element
in the horrors of September 11, it is that now people must recognise that there is not a divide between the developed and developing worlds.
The only positive element
was that other crime fell byh a third because local criminals were too scared to come out.
However, one positive element
of the move is that genuine West Brom customers, rather than windfall seekers, will find it easier to join.
Strong growth in the world economy is a positive element
but the continuing appreciation of the Euro and high oil prices are negative.
Though it does not recognise the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, the European Commission has unofficially described the fact that Turkish Cypriot elected representatives have formed a government with the aim of re-launching negotiations on the reunification of the island as "a positive element
Finally, another positive element
is that several countries have led the way in demonstrating the effectiveness of specific measures in promoting growth in renewable energy and in improving energy efficiency.
The positive element
of this is that such a temporary interruption will improve in time and is not the status quo.
Despite the positive element
, he noted, some investors suffered losses solely due to incompetency of their brokers and lack of transparency in their dealings.