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Rt Hon Michael Gove, the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Education, addressed over 300 senior education stakeholders at this year’s Education World Forum.
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Rt Hon Michael Gove, the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Education, addressed over 300 senior education stakeholders, including nearly 60 education ministers from across the world, at this year’s Education World Forum.

At a time when OECD indicators have shown that other countries are outperforming the UK in children’s literacy standards, Gove emphasized the importance of teaching in raising standards in education, focusing on the fact that “the most successful education nations recruit the best possible people into teaching and provide them with high quality teaching and professional every child access to the best possible teaching.”

The Education World Forum is the largest global gathering of education ministers and has become the internationally recognized ministerial forum for debating future practice in education. The focus for 2011, ‘Education for Economic Success," attracted leaders from more than 75 countries.



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