BBC News Education – Pass marks for GCSEs in England need to be pushed upwards to catch up with high performing education systems in Asia, say researchers from the Education Policy […]
International studies including comparative studies of educational outcomes.
BBC News Education – Wales is in danger of missing out economically unless it improves its performance in global education tests, a former government advisor has said.
BBC News Education – The UK is still lagging behind leading countries at education and has made little progress in international rankings since results three years ago. TES – Pisa: UK and […]
TES – International tables show how England compares to other countries across many areas of education, including bullying, pupil confidence and how much they like their teachers. TES – TIMSS: Bad news […]
TES – International league tables are ‘like a student beer-drinking contest’, argues top US-based academic. Countries should “ignore” the world’s most influential education rankings because they fail to measure what matters, […]
BBC News – The OECD is considering adding another PISA test which would look at how well pupils can navigate an increasingly diverse world, with an awareness of different cultures and […]
TES News – UK schools are among the worst in the developed world for “teaching to the test”, a new analysis of the effect of income inequality on education suggests. Danny […]
TES News – The man behind the hugely influential Pisa global education rankings is predicting a big shift in the way its results viewed, when the next set are published […]
BBC News Education – Migrants ‘do not lower school results’. OECD – Can schools help to integrate immigrants?
TES News – A large number of migrant children in a school can lead to worse exam results in many countries, but not in England, according to research. IZA World of Labour […]
Robin Alexander – Visions of Education, Roads to Reform: PISA, the Global Race and the Cambridge Primary Review.
TES News – The Scottish government’s decision to withdraw from a major international maths and science survey may have been a serious error that paved the way for ineffectual teaching techniques […]
BBC News Education – Investing heavily in school computers and classroom technology does not improve pupils’ performance, says a global study from the OECD. BBC News Business – School technology struggles to […]
BBC News Education – The biggest ever global school rankings have been published, with Asian countries in the top five places and African countries at the bottom. TES News – UK below […]
BBC News Education – Girls in French secondary schools are benefiting from a marking bias by maths teachers, finds research. The girls were given 6% higher marks than boys for similar […]