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Low fee private schools in developing countries: separating ideology from evidence

Carolina Junemann and Stephen Ball It was 15 years ago that James Tooley first drew attention to the significant number of very disadvantaged children in developing countries attending private, low fee schools rather than the free (or otherwise cheaper), public

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Moving on from the class size debate: a new project with a practical purpose

Peter Blatchford The head of the OECD PISA surveys, Andreas Schleicher, has been called the most powerful man in education. On  the BBC website this month he described 7 big myths about top-performing school systems. Myth number 4 in Schleicher’s list

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Posted in Education policy, Research matters, Teachers and teaching assistants, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment
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