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East Asia outperforms West in education

Created: 22 Jul 2013

Dr Chris Baumann contributed an article to The Korea Times, examining education in East Asia to the Western Countries.

Publication: The Korea Times
Title: East Asia outperforms West in education
Date: 17 July, 2013
Author: Dr Chris Baumann

Excerpt: "Australia, the U.K. and the U.S. are reducing spending on the tertiary sector with implications on student recruitment and future research output. At the same time, Western countries often spend nearly half of their overall budget on social welfare.

East Asia, in contrast, spends more on education than the West, resulting in educational peak performance, and has substantially lower social welfare costs. What can the West learn from the East Asian approach?"

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