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Improving the Quality of Education

Interviewee: Michael Barber, Partner, McKinsey & Compay
Interviewer: Isobel Coleman, Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative, CFR
May 13, 2011

Sir Michael Barber, head of the Global Education Practice at McKinsey & Company argues that the key to improving educational systems is setting clear, internationally benchmarked standards, and attracting and training good teachers and school leaders.

 


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