Fact Fiction

8th February 2008 at 00:00
25 - Average number of pupils per teacher in primary education worldwide, 2005. Source: Unesco

"A sick bird." - A pupil is asked to define "illegal".

45 - Average number of pupils per teacher in primary education in sub-Saharan Africa, 2005. Source: Unesco

"Well, Miss, it's what a man shouts when a tree is about to fall down." - Year 7 pupil in a music lesson is asked to define "timbre".

83 - Average number of pupils per teacher in primary education in Afghanistan, 2005. Source: Unesco.

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