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New Term, New Tests, New Way?

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It’s the start of a new term and with the onset of the summer season there comes the inevitable testing, ranking and report-writing. Stressed young people, exhausted teachers, concerned managers, perplexed parents – all affected by this arduous season of … Continue reading

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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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