Seven big myths about school systems

The man in charge of the PISA tests, Andreas Schleicher, says the evidence from around the world reveals some big myths about what makes for a successful education system. 1. Disadvantaged pupils are doomed to do badly in school Results show that the 10% most disadvantaged 15-year-olds in Shanghai have better maths skills than the…

Comedy of Arts

for you Comedy of hearing Sing any song/melody in your mind. Sing aloud (softly, to yourself) no more than one sound per half minute*. Don’t lose the continuity of the sung melody. One of the sounds can be sung for as long as possible. (for instrumentalists) Perform any musical piece in your mind. Play aloud…