Fact fiction

15th December 2006 at 00:00
24.6

Percentage of teaching staff in secondary schools in Japan who are women.

Source: OECD

"Sir I saw you on the radio."

A pupil's reaction to hearing a teacher appearing on local radio.

60.2

Percentage of teaching staff in secondary schools in the UK who are women.

Source: OECD

"Cos she wanted a girl."

A reception pupil explains why her picture of the nativity scene featured a sad-looking Mary.

68.6

Percentage of teaching staff in secondary schools in Canada who are women.

Source: OECD

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