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Can UK education system learn from Northern Ireland?

Scott Naismith, Principal of Methodist College, Belfast, has quizzed John O'Dowd about how education standards in Northern Ireland differ with the rest of the UK.

Mr O'Dowd MLA (Minister of Education and Sinn Féin MLA) told the BBC's Any Questions, chaired by Jonathan Dimbleby, that the country has "a higher level of achievement at the very top but at the bottom it is abysmal".

  • 11 Jun 2012