Education ministers have been fixated on improving Britain’s ranking in the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) global league tables for reading, maths and science in recent years. The Independent reports
With less than a fortnight to go until the general election, education secretary Gavin Williamson has said the Pisa results show that reforms introduced by the Conservatives “are working”.
But how much credit should be given to the government for the improvement? And has the government’s focus on these core subjects and tests actually had a negative impact on schoolchildren?
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