16 January 2013: A new paper released today from Promethean (LSE: PRW), a global education company, raises concerns about how unplugged today’s students are from their learning. The paper, From Learner Voice to Emerging Leaders, calls on global leaders to engage students in making decisions about education policies and practices to make it more relevant and meaningful for them.

The paper highlights the growing number of students who are disengaged from learning. Independent research from the Canadian Education Association found that 85 per cent of grade five students are intellectually engaged, but by grade 12 the number of engaged students drops...

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