Shanghai: A Model for Teaching Maths – BBC World Service


In Shanghai, students are better at maths than anywhere else in the world. According to the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment, Shanghai maths students are three years ahead of the PISA average. That means a 15-year-old in Shanghai is better at maths than most 18-year-olds in the UK. And, 55% of students are considered ‘top performers’. DJ reported the story from Shanghai – listen to it at

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Why is architecture so big on Instagram?

Instagram’s one billion users love architecture. If you search for #architecture, you will get hundreds of millions of results. Some architecture publications have more followers than household names like Cosmpolitan for example. DJ reported from Hong Kong for the BBC World Service, listen to it at

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