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Education rankings: hitting a home run or swing and a miss?

25 November 2016

Research two years ago by John Jerrim (UCL Institute of Education) called into question whether education rankings were really assessing the quality of school systems, or if performance was based on other factors such as cultural norms. His study found that second-generation East Asian students in Australia had far better test scores than their peers from the same schools. Read: TES (£)