We should be ashamed seeing stats like this
- UK ranked 30 out of 142 countries despite having some of the best schools
- Lithuania is 28th for education while being in bottom third of economies
- Hungary is eight places higher than UK in spite of an economy ranked 83rd.
Education in the UK lags behind much poorer countries including Lithuania, Latvia and Hungary, according to a major international report.
The knowledge and skills of British adults is ranked 30th out of 142 countries – despite our economy being the 28th best.
Schools in Lithuania were rated two places higher than here, even though it languishes in the bottom third of economies in 94th place. Hungarian schools come eight places higher than the UK. Its economy is ranked in 83rd position.
New Zealand came top in education, followed by…
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