Cleverlands: Inside the world’s best classrooms

I’ve been a skeptic of much PISA based policy tourism for a while. Back in 2012 I highlighted “The curious case of PISA and suicide” whereby no country seemed to outperform England in PISA without also having a higher suicide rate. More recently I’ve been somewhat obsessed with John Jerrim’s work showing that Asian country’s PISA performance is not quite as …

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Positive contact is the glue of integration: 3FF/LKMco report on intercultural education

Speaking at the launch of a new 3FF/LKMco report on intercultural education, lead author and Senior Associate, Anna Trethewey described “positive contact as the glue of integration”. Dominic Grieve QC MP responded by saying that “the report’s conclusions seem to me to be just what we need”. You can catch up on tweets from the event …

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