30 Aug '17, 6am

Australian education magazine withdraws article on S’pore education system, apologises https://t.co/tvSIoaILeu

An Australian education news website withdrew an article it published that carried comments about Singapore’s education system after it was unable to obtain evidence of those comments being made. The article, titled “The PISA fallacy in Singapore: insights from the NIE” , was purportedly a report from a May 31 conference that took place at the National Institute of Education, by a contributor named Walter Barbieri, who attended the event. Impressive auditorium at @NTUsg for the ambitiously named conference: Redesigning Pedagogy. #adedu pic.twitter.com/3Lwwg4bv4i — Walter Barbieri (@BarbieriMr) May 31, 2017 In a subsequent report he wrote for the Australian Teacher Magazine ‘s August 2017 edition, Barbieri mistakenly attributed a series of comments that were critical of Singapore’s education system to Singapore’s Minister of Education for Schools Ng Chee Meng. The online ve...

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