Shanghai (上海) tops in all PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) tests (Maths, Science, Reading) for 15 year-old secondary school students in the world.
Note: 2015 PISA ranking will be published on 6 December 2016.
The French TV makes a Special Report opening up the Chinese secret : a strict & disciplined education system, to the awe of westerners !
Only the French Engineering Classe Préparatoire aux Grandes Ecoles (Prépas) for 19 year-old “Baccalaureate + 2 years” undergraduates is comparably alike — tough !
In the final part of video [23:00 mins]: a Shanghainese girl who followed through the French “Prépas” relatively easier than her French classmates — thank to the higher Chinese standard in Math & Science — proudly entered the French prestigious Ecole Polytechnique.