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Please stop meddling with UK education

By Chris Peterson ( China Daily ) Updated: 2016-05-26 07:46:15

I am not sure what the current trend is in China, but here in the United Kingdom I am fed up with constant attempts by the government in office to meddle with the country's education system.

Right now, there's a debate about the merits of the British system of teaching versus that used by China.

Let's start from the beginning - like most of my peers born in the years immediately after World War II, I attended a perfectly good state-run junior school before taking, at the age of 11, the dreaded 11+ examination, which determined your ability in certain subjects and allocated you to a senior school accordingly.

Please stop meddling with UK education

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