‘Pupils are less confident in countries with selective schools, OECD finds’

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Pupils have lower expectations and feel less confident in education systems with selective schools, a new international report into wellbeing has found.

Countries where the majority of youngsters do not attend a similar kind of comprehensive school, either because they are separated by academic selection or because they attend “different kinds” of schools, see pupil’s aspirations decrease overall.

Policy experts have said the findings from the first ever report on wellbeing from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) are a “setback” for the government’s plans to…

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