Why BBC Scotland has an attainment gap of its own with STV

attainment-gap-890x501Retired professor of media politics John Robertson takes a look at two different approaches to one story

“SCOTLAND’S education system is doing better than politicians [Unionist] claim, according to an international expert.” (STV News, 31 August 2016 at 6pm)

“The Scots are the most resilient kids in the world … so some of the best chances if you’re from a poorer home about not just being proficient but getting right on to university. And it scores better on international metrics than the rest of the UK.” (Professor Andy Hargreaves)

Both STV News at 6 and BBC Reporting Scotland covered the launch of the Scottish Government’s advisory panel on education. STV included the above quote from the professor. BBC Scotland did not ….

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Author :  Prof. John Robertson
Source :  CommonSpace
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Article Link :  https://www.commonspace.scot/articles/9229/john-robertson-why-bbc-scotland-has-attainment-gap-its-own-stv
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