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A regular look at the issues that affect all sorts of leaders in schools, brought to you by NAHT. In this series, you'll hear interviews with some of the leading voices in education covering topics at the heart of leadership and learning.

Join NAHT assistant general secretary James Bowen and colleagues in conversation with key thought leaders and the people who directly affect what's happening in teaching. It's a unique listen and the only podcast like it in the sector.

Top of the class? Insights from some of the world’s highest-performing school systems

What can we learn from the world’s top-performing school systems? Join Geoff Masters, CEO of the Australian Council for Educational Research, and NAHT assistant general secretary James Bowen as they discuss the findings of research into the world’s highest-performing systems, including their approaches to assessment.

Professor Geoff Masters’ research ⁠Building a world-class learning system: Insights from some top-performing school systems⁠ is the result of a multi-year study of five jurisdictions – British Columbia, Estonia, Finland, Hong Kong and South Korea – that have long performed well on the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), and how they have been rethinking and reforming their school systems.

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First published 13 May 2024