England's teenagers are "significantly above average" in problem-solving skills

April 1, 2014 12:53 pm

Teenagers in England are ‘significantly above average’ in terms of their problem-solving skills, according to the results of international tests. Following a slew of disappointments in international school tests, the latest global rankings from the OECD put England in 11th place overall and second only to Finland in Europe in tests of how pupils can apply their knowledge. The problem-solving tests, which examine how well teenagers can use their knowledge in practical questions, were taken at the same time as the Pisa tests, which compare pupils’ performance in maths, reading and science.

BBC News.

April 1, 2014 12:53 pm

*/?>

Sign up to receive analysis on policy developments across our specialist sectors








Contact us

For more information about how Whitehouse can help you, please contact:

Isabella Sharp
t: +44 (0)20 7793 2536
m: +44 (0)7813 307490
isabella.sharp@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk

Viviana Spaghetti
t: +44 (0)20 7463 0668
m: +44 (0)7583 051119
viviana.spaghetti@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk

For media enquiries, please contact:
Mayar Raouf

t: +44 (0)20 7463 0698
m: +44 (0)7502 327092
mayar.raouf@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk

For general enquiries, please contact:
info@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk
+44 (0)20 7463 0690

Sign up for the latest news

  • * Denotes required fields
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.