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Video: UK students 'lagging far behind' East Asian peers

The UK's performance in major international education rankings has stagnated, leaving the nation's teenagers lagging far behind their peers in East Asian countries such as Singapore and Japan. Despite the UK spending more than average on education, there has been no change in the country's abilities in reading, maths and science in the past six years, according to the latest results from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) study 2012.

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