Falling behind or simply anecdotal?

April 25, 2007

You can either be glad that you didn’t take math in China, or lament the waning educational systems of the West. This BBC article shows the stunning difference between a Chinese undergraduate entrance exam question and an English university’s exam question for first year students. Ouch.

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One Response to “Falling behind or simply anecdotal?”


  1. […] the seemingly embarrasing difference between Chinese and English math comprehension requirements (which I mentioned earlier here), they report that students are actually being encouraged to drop higher math courses in order to […]


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