2013

The psychosis of the PISA report and best practices

2013-12-10 The Spectator

Gabriel Heller Sahlgren, who is affiliated to IFN, argues against Finland’s Pasi Sahlberg who claim that "choice, competition, and accountability have spread like a virus around the world, infecting education system." Gabriel Sahlgren writes that "researchers find that having more free schools decrease the impact of parental background on PISA (and TIMSS) achievement. If Sahlberg wants more equality, he should tell countries to privatise education provision ..."

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