China: The world’s cleverest country?

Interesting article about Chinese education in today’s BBC New website… 🙂

China: The world’s cleverest country?

By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent

China’s results in international education tests – which have never been published – are “remarkable”, says Andreas Schleicher, responsible for the highly-influential Pisa tests.
The findings indicate that China has an education system that is overtaking many Western countries.

While there has been intense interest in China’s economic and political development, this provides the most significant insight into how it is teaching the next generation.

Read the full article on BBC’s website:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-17585201

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