Improving the Quality of Education

May 13, 2011

Improving the Quality of Education
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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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