Daily Archives: December 7, 2010

UK schools ‘fall behind Estonia and Slovenia’, says OECD

UK schoolchildren have plummeted down a major international league table after being outscored by pupils from countries including Estonia, Lichtenstein and Slovenia. Teenagers slumped in worldwide rankings comparing standards of reading, mathematics and science in 65 developed nations. Figures published … Continue reading

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Quotations

I can forgive Alfred Nobel for having invented dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize.  George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950)

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