Tue 9 September 2008, The Times

Does (class) size matter?

By Sarah Ebner
Today's OECD report does not make happy reading for those in British education - whether on the Government, teaching or parental side. As Nicola Woolcock explains , the report shows that British children not only start education at a younger age, but also have a longer school day than most foreign pupils. Despite this grind, they are not achieving to the same extent, nor do they choose to stay in education beyond the age of 16 (this, of course, is changing, now the Government has decided all children must be in education until the age of 17). A rather depressing state of affairs.
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