Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Shanghai and Hong Kong teens "best students" in the world...

Asian nations cemented their top positions in an eagerly awaited
report on global education on Tuesday, with students from Shanghai again
ranking first in maths, science and reading. Photo: AFP
From the well-regarded Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa).  Article here (reg needed) and pdf here.
Shanghai's 15-year-olds are still the best in the world at reading, maths and science, according to the latest global survey.
Hong Kong's youngsters ranked second in science and reading - up from third and fourth in 2009 - and held their third place for maths.