Author: Yifei Yan

India’s national education policy attempts to address poor learning outcomes

Unlike some of its neighbours, India has long neglected its primary and secondary education sector. While progress has been made towards achieving universal education since the 1990s as the neglect got substantially remedied, learning outcomes still remain poor and quite uneven between government and private schools as well as across…

It’s high time to rethink existing approaches to educational accountability

A headteacher in England, took her own life after her school was rated “inadequate” in the latest round of inspection conducted by the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills—better known as its acronym Ofsted. Before this shocking tragedy, many surveys already noted an alarming number of teachers…