Global Variation in Education Outcomes at Ages 5 to 19

Author: Kin Bing Wu


This chapter surveys the findings of international assessments of student achievement and adult skills. It also presents the author’s own research on the hinterland of India and China, using international benchmarks. The chapter concludes with suggestions about what needs to be included in future studies to more clearly elucidate the relationship between health and education outcomes in an international context.