Once a week, year six pupils at Ashmount Primary School in North London settle in front of their computers, put on their headsets and get ready for their math class. A few minutes later, their teachers come online thousands of kilometers away in the Indian state of Punjab, reports the New York Times. Ashmount is one of three state schools in Britain that decided to outsource part of their teaching to India via the Internet. The service--the first of its kind in Europe--is offered by BrightSpark Education, a London-based company set up last year. BrightSpark employs and trains 100 teachers...

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