This fascinating interview highlights the approach Asian educators are taking to developing their education systems. It is interesting to see the practical approach these educators are adopting. This corresponds with much of what is typical in the UK private school system. And the results achieved by the UK schools reflect the success of their methods. UK students have seen improved performances in the renowned PISA tests (Programme for International Student Assessment) and similar rankings and much of the success achieved across the UK school system has been driven by the private schools. Having the independence to make their own decisions and to rely on practical, effective methods has been a great benefit .