Fact fiction

7th December 2007 at 00:00
14.1 - Ratio of pupils to teaching staff in UK secondary schools, 2005. Source: OECD

"Monkeys can speak. I've seen them on TV."

A Year 10 pupil brings his knowledge of PG Tips adverts to a lesson on evolution.

30.6 - Ratio of pupils to teaching staff in secondary schools in Mexico, 2005. Source: OECD

"He's the dog from the advert on TV."

Pupil explains the identity of Winston Churchill.

8.1 - Ratio of pupils to teaching staff in secondary schools in Portugal, 2005. Source: OECD

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