Alternative Perspectives

Global classroom perspective

Education Explorer Lucy Crehan set out to work in schools and live with teachers in ‘top performing’ education systems around the world. We captured some of her thoughts on questioning styles from a few of those countries.

As seen from another angle – crowd sourcing questions

Microsoft Research’s Simon Peyton-Jones, is running a project which aims to crowd source questions from around the globe. Free of charge, the resource aims to enable teachers to save time and effort by sharing effective questions to develop students’ learning. Cambridge Assessment’s Group Director of Assessment Research and Development, Tim Oates CBE, is one of the key figures behind the project.