Are English children able to grasp grammar better or worse than that of children in other countries? Are they better or worse at numeracy than their neighbours? Does the English education system measure up to the challenge from its competitors? This is an examination of the education system in England as compared with neighbouring countries, such as France. This text shows what pupils in England and France are doing in the classroom and what standards they achieve. The voices of the pupils themselves articulate numerous perceptions.The English children who had spent time in France liked the fact that there were more breaks in French schools and that they had Wednesdays off. (French ... They particularly disliked doing a#39;recitationa#39; and having to learn things by heart.
|Title||:||Promoting Quality in Learning|
|Author||:||Patricia Broadfoot, Marilyn Osborn, Claire Planel|
|Publisher||:||Bloomsbury Publishing - 2000-02-01|