Samurais & Robbers

"With a samurai you fight like a samurai, with a robber you fight like a robber". Superiority or, should I say, moral superiority, is achieved in different ways in different groups. It depends on the values and principles of a given population. Some populations value more flexibility and the ability to reach a consensus. Other …

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PISA Reality Check

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a worldwide study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), intended to evaluate educational systems by measuring 15-year-old school pupils' scholastic performance on mathematics, science and reading. Its aim is to provide comparable data with a view to enabling countries to improve their education policies …

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