A curious story on the West’s fatal attraction to Asia’s education system

In case you missed it, there’s a fascinating piece in the New Internationalist magazine – Bad Education: Time to fix it – that’s being widely read.

Education testingYong Zhao’s article analyses the curious phenomenon of the West racing to copy Asia’s education system – mistaking high test scores for a true measure of quality – just when the East is scrambling to reform their damaging exam-oriented approach. Click here now to read this salutary warning for NAPLAN and testing enthusiasts.

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