‘England is bottom of the league when it comes to deep learning. And top for drill and practice. It’s …

There is a lot to learn from OECD data, writes a former schools minister, and much of makes for scary reading The UK is top of the league, according to the OECD’s director of education. But it’s not the kind of league table we would want to top. The OECD’s Andreas Schleicher, the man behind the hugely influential international Pisa rankings, was speaking at the opening session of the International Symposium on the Teaching Profession in Berlin last week. The conference brought together the leaders of teaching unions with education ministers from around the world to discuss achieving teaching excellence. The OECD presentation sought to frame the issues. It began with the background that “the things that are easy to teach are now easy to automate, digitise or outsource”; and…


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