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TIMSS, PIRLS and the Plain Truth About Education in East Asia

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Education for Everyone is a website that’s “A forum for debating policies on education promoted by the Socialist Educational Association.” This week it published an article on the newly-released TIMSS and PIRLS* test results and asked, “What conclusions can we … Continue reading

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Singapore – “Teach Less, Learn More!”

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Recently there’s been a lot of interest in the East Asian countries that have begun to reassess how they approach learning and teaching. Are they really moving away from the old model of hothousing and cramming children for high-stakes timed … Continue reading

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