Why the UK school system is bad?
A lack of funding and investment, pressures on resources, and increasing pupil numbers are of course part of this problem. However, also contributing to the pressures pupils and teachers face – and endemic within the UK system – is the focus on insecure competition. Yet insecure competition is something we can change.
Why are American schools so big?
Because the United States based their transportation structure on large streets and automobiles. Newer cities in the United States have large high schools where students drive or ride a school owned bus to school.
Which country has the hardest education system?
South Korea has a 6 day week From Monday to Saturday and a 9 to 6 pm school day. Their Maths is not as hard as China or Japan but they must learn 4 languages. From easiest to hardest English, Japanese, Chinese and Korean itself.
Is American high school harder than British?
It depends honestly. I did some comparisons of exams, and it’s almost 50/50 for A Level vs AP. However, in general I would say UK students have it harder when it comes to exams, but many British people, like some down below ,take it too far by saying Americans are inferior to those of the UK, which is untrue.
What is the IQ scale?
A Breakdown of IQ Scores The average score on an IQ test is 100. 115 to 129: Above average or bright. 130 to 144: Moderately gifted. 145 to 159: Highly gifted. 160 to 179: Exceptionally gifted.
What are the IQ ranges and classifications?
Wechsler Intelligence Scales
|Corresponding IQ Range||Classifications||More value-neutral terms|
|110–119||High average||High average|
|80–89||Low average||Low average|
|70–79||Borderline||Well below average|
How is IQ of a person calculated?
IQ was originally computed as the ratio of mental age to chronological (physical) age, multiplied by 100. Thus, if a child of age 10 had a mental age of 12 (that is, performed on the test at the level of an average 12-year-old), the child was assigned an IQ of 1210 × 100, or 120.
Is a GED equivalent to GCSE?
Simply put, GED is considered to be equivalent to 5 GCSEs.
Are there different levels of GED tests?
The four performance levels for the GED® test are Below Passing, Passing for High School Equivalency, GED® College Ready, and GED® College Ready + Credit. Breaks down the descriptors for all four subjects by performance level in an easy-to-read chart.
Are A levels harder than AP?
A levels are considered to be more rigorous than AP. For top U.K. unis like Oxbridge not only require you to get 5s in all your tests but ALSO you have to submit SATs with 700+ in them. While for A level students, they only have to send ther A level exam results which can range from A-A*.
How accurate are IQ tests?
On aggregate, IQ tests exhibit high reliability, although test-takers may have varying scores when taking the same test on differing occasions, and may have varying scores when taking different IQ tests at the same age.
Does IQ change with age?
Not generally. IQ tests are age adjusted, basically to take account of youth and inexperience (under 18) or age and diminishing speed.