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PISA 2015 Results: Excellence and Equity in Education

The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has just published the “PISA 2015 Results: Excellence and Equity in Education”. PISA evaluates, every three years, what 15-year-old students know and can do in science, reading, and mathematics. It focuses on students’ attitudes towards learning science, including their expectations of working in science-related careers. Singapore ranked 1st …
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PISA 2012 Results: What Students Know and Can Do

The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has just published the “PISA 2012 Results: What Students Know and Can Do. Student Performance in Mathematics, Reading and Science”. According to the survey, which evaluates the knowledge and skills of the world’s 15-year-olds, Asian countries outperform the rest of the world. Shanghai-China, and Singapore were top …
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IEA Ranking of International Student Achievement

The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) and the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center at Boston College have just published the TIMSS and PIRLS 2011 assessments. According to the studies, relatively wealthy Asian nations including South Korea and Singapore, as well as Hong Kong, led the rankings of international student achievement, …
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