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Pisa chief gives top marks to the UK’s ‘strictest school’ Michaela

Discussion in 'Education news' started by TES_Rosaline, Nov 21, 2019.

  1. TES_Rosaline

    TES_Rosaline Administrator Staff Member

    Andreas Schleicher has given a glowing review of the Michaela Community School. However, he wouldn’t want to send his own children there:

    ‘A secondary dubbed the UK's "strictest school" has been given a glowing report from the man in charge of the Pisa international education rankings.

    Andreas Schleicher published his blog on the Michaela Community School today and presented the north London secondary – which has attracted controversy for an uncompromising approach to discipline – as an example of "teacher-directed instruction".

    "In every classroom that I observed, teachers made learning goals explicit, structured their lessons clearly and asked engaging questions that stimulated higher-order thinking," the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development official behind the Programme for International Student Assessment wrote.’

    https://www.tes.com/news/strictest-school-gets-top-marks-pisa-chief

    Are you surprised by the review?
     
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    Jamvic Lead commenter

     
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