Tuesday 5 December 2023
A long-term decline
Scottish education performance falling, says study
Performance in Scotland's high schools has slipped according to new international research on education.
The Pisa report measures education standards among nearly 700,000 15-year-olds worldwide.
The report shows a long-term decline in Scotland's performance in reading, maths and science.
No great surprises, but there is a pleasantly sarcastic comment -
To be fair there are some hard questions in Scottish exam papers.
If a £100,000 motor home is held outside in a police compound, how much will it be worth by the time the expected 2018 ferry comes into service