Fact fiction

9th November 2007 at 00:00
4.1 - Percentage of global education budget spent in the UK, which has 0.5 per cent of the world's school age population. Source: UNESC0

"Dustbin men have a good work-life balance, they only work one day a week" - Pupil defends surprising vocation choice in a careers session.

28 - Percentage of the global education budget spent in the US, which has 4 per cent of the world's school age population. Source: UNESC0

"Did they have children back in those days, Miss?" - Year 7 girl learns about health systems in medieval times.

2.4 - Percentage of the global education budget spent in sub-Saharan Africa, which has 15 per cent of the world's school age population. Source: UNESC0.

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