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Pearson FINAL LearningCurve Final

Pearson FINAL LearningCurve Final

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Developed by the Economist Intelligence UnitPublished byPearson
2012 REPORT
LESSONS IN COUNTRYPERFORMANCE IN EDUCATION
 
Pearson is the world’s leading learning company. We providelearning materials and services to educators and students o all ages;business inormation through the
Financial Times
and the world’sbest books and ebooks through Penguin.
www.pearson.com
The Economist Intelligence Unit wrote all sections o this report with the exceptiono the Foreword.The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is the world’s leading resource or economicand business research, orecasting and analysis. It provides accurate and impartialintelligence or companies, government agencies, financial institutions and academicorganisations around the globe, inspiring business leaders to act with confidencesince 1946. EIU products include its flagship Country Reports service, providingpolitical and economic analysis or 195 countries, and a portolio o subscription-based data and orecasting services. The company also undertakes bespoke researchand analysis projects on individual markets and business sectors. More inormationis available atwww.eiu.comor ollow us onwww.twitter.com/theeiu Disclosure: The Economist Intelligence Unit is part o The Economist Group.Pearson owns a 50% stake in The Economist Group.
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Full report online and in PDFThe Learning Curve databank Case studiesCountry profilesVideo interviewsData visualisations
 
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By Sir Michael Barber, Chie education advisor, Pearson
OwRh  yApp 1
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E y 
A summary o the report’s findings and its conclusions
06
P 
An explanation o the research context, objectives and itscontributing experts
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Education inputs and outputs: it’s complicated
Assessing the evidence or correlations between educationinputs and outputs as well as socio-economic outcomes
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Th   :
income, cultureand education outcomes
The relevance o wealth and cultural attitudes toeducation perormance
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G h wh   f
 
How does the quality o teaching that children receiveafect their uture prospects?
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Sh h  y:
caveat scholacticus
Why expanding choice has positive efects in somecircumstances but not others
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R  h:
education, labour market and social outcomes
Highlighting the key personal, social and economic benefitso a better educated population
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Tw     p
Creating a comparative index, to identiy common actorsin countries’ education success
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C   h y
Next steps, and a call or more research
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Mhy
Methodology or Quantitative Componentso The Learning Curve programme
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App 2S phy
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