OECD adviser advises Australia to prioritise good teaching

07/9/2013 | Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

In recent years, Australia has prioritised funding to keep class sizes low, according to Andreas Schleicher, education policy adviser to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. However, in a speech Friday, he said that in order to reach the country's goal of improving student performance officials should instead focus on developing a quality teaching force. "If you have to make a choice between a great teacher and a small class, go for the great teacher," he said.

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