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 […]
BBC News Education – Teachers are more lenient in their marking of girls’ schoolwork, according to an international study. OECD – Early gender gaps drive career choices and employment opportunities.
BBC News Education – Girls do better than boys at school, even in countries where women lack equality with men, a study suggests. The Telegraph – Girls do better than boys […]
BBC News Education – There will be a much wider sample of Chinese pupils taking part in the next round of the international Pisa tests.
GOV.UK – The UK is in second place among European countries and sixth overall in a global education league table. South Korea is top, with three other Asian countries and […]
BBC News Education – The maths skills of teenagers in parts of the deep south of the United States are worse than in countries such as Turkey and barely above […]
The Scotsman – Scotland is in danger of creating a postcode lottery when it comes to education, with a wide gulf between the highest and lowest-achieving students in schools. A […]
Guardian Education – Leading academics from 12 countries including UK call for next round of OECD Pisa tests on 15-year-olds to be scrapped.
BBC News Education – England’s teenagers are “significantly above average” in problem-solving skills, according to the results of international tests. After many disappointments in international school tests, these latest global […]
BBC News Education – The most successful education systems combine local autonomy for schools with strong public accountability, the OECD’s education expert has told MPs. Mr Schleicher said the global […]
BBC News Education – There is nothing inevitable about the weaker academic performance of poorer pupils, says an analysis of Pisa tests by the OECD’s Andreas Schleicher.
BBC News Education – The maths ability of teenage girls in the UK is on average about three years behind their counterparts in high-performing Shanghai, according to figures from the […]