Andreas Schleicher: What Are The Keys To A Successful Education System?

Would you want your child to become a teacher rather than a lawyer?...What we learned from PISA is that in high-performing education systems, leaders have convinced their citizens to make choices that value education, their future, more than consumption today. - Andreas Schleicher

Andreas Schleicher created PISA, an exam that compares the knowledge of 15-year-olds from around the world. He says the test can help us understand why some countries perform better than others.

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(via NPR)

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