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Spanish parents go on homework strike

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, November 11, 2016

Parents in Spain are going on strike in their thousands in protest at the volume of homework given to their children by schools.     As part of a highly… Read more…

Switzerland is a great place to be a girl according to new report

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Girls Opportunity Index ranked Switzerland ninth in the table, after analyzing five key indicators: child marriage, adolescent fertility, maternal mortality, women MPs and lower-secondary school completion.   The index… Read more…

Which countries have the best schools?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, September 15, 2016

Making one of the most important decisions about your child’s future education can be a hard one. We explore the available data about which country offers the best education and… Read more…

How to choose where to educate your expat child

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 19, 2015

Comparing expat parents’ observations with quantitative and qualitative data… find out which works best when choosing where to educate your expat child. Possibly one of the biggest and most difficult… Read more…

How to choose a school in England – is the data reliable?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 29, 2015

New statistical data puts top schools in England at the bottom of the class.   Today, 29 January, the UK government’s Department of Education released their 2014 school performance data… Read more…

Homework is good for you!

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, December 15, 2014

Is homework worth doing, or is it simply something that teachers feel they should set to keep parents, governors and league tables happy? Most 15-year-old students spend at least some… Read more…

Asian Countries Top OECD’s PISA Survey on the State of Global Education

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Since 2000, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (the OECD) has been evaluating the knowledge and skills of the world’s 15-year-olds through its Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)… Read more…

How Good are England’s Schools?

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 6, 2013

In a study of the ranking of England’s schools by Professor Alan Smithers, of the Centre for Education and Employment Research at the University of Buckingham for the Sutton Trust,… Read more…

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