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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: Students and Money

The OECD PISA 2012 “Students and Money: Financial Literacy Skills for the 21st Century” results examines 15-year-old students’ performance in financial literacy in the 18 countries and economies. According to the study around one in seven students are unable to make even simple decisions about everyday spending, and only one in ten can solve complex …
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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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Key data on education in Europe 2012

Key Data on Education 2012 is a joint publication with Eurostat and based on data collected through the National Units of the Eurydice Network, Eurostat, and the PISA 2009 international survey. The publication covers many of the priority areas for European cooperation in education and training (ET 2020) and the broader European strategy for smart, …
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Better Education Boost Equity and Growth

A new OECD report, “Equity and Quality in Education: Supporting Disadvantaged Students and Schools,” recommends that governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance. The study states that helping those in need would reduce school failure, boost economic growth and contribute to a fairer society. Today …
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OECD PISA survey of education

Korea and Finland top the OECD’s latest PISA survey of education. The next strongest performances were from Hong Kong-China, Singapore, Canada, New Zealand and Japan. The survey, based on two-hour tests of half a million students in more than 70 nation states, tested reading literacy, ability to manage digital information and mathematical and scientific competencies. …
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