BBC News: Seven Big Myths about Top-Performing School Systems

80739983_024804099-1

The man in charge of the Pisa tests, Andreas Schleicher, says the evidence from around the world reveals some big myths about what makes for a successful education system.

Read the full article here: BBC News: Seven Big Myths about Top-Performing School Systems

Advertisements

BBC News: Why do Chinese pupils do so well in school tests?

A study from the Institute of Education has examined why these children of Chinese migrants are so high-achieving. It examined Australian schools, where 15-year olds from Chinese families are the equivalent of two years ahead of their Australian classmates. The study pointed to factors such as hard work and parental engagement.

via BBC News: Why do Chinese pupils do so well in school tests?