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OECD, PISA, Shanghai, Singapore – Lessons to be Learned in Education

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The 2012/13 OECD PISA results are out today. As far as we are concerned, there are no surprises. Shanghai/China and Singapore are at the top of this table which is exactly as we expected. http://www.oecd.org/pisa/keyfindings/pisa-2012-results-overview.pdf What concerns us is the … Continue reading

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International Comparisons, Enlightened Education

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A topic that’s making many waves in Britain this week is “UK education sixth in global ranking”. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20498356 So we’re not as bad as those people at OECD have been saying we are? Excellent. Apparently some new research and “a … Continue reading

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PISA: Ingredients for Educational Success

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Measuring Student Success Around the World Interesting Findings of the OECD 2010 PISA Survey Andreas Schleicher directs the Programme for International Student Assessment. He presents the major trends illustrating education systems’ performance and necessary…

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