OECD PISA International Exam

PISA assessment consists of tests for scholastic performance of school pupils…

  • PISA: Programme for International Student Assessment
  • Conducted by: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Target Students: around 15-year-old school pupils
  • What is tested? Competency in reading, mathematics, science
  • Duration of the test: The survey is based on two-hour handwritten tests
  • PISA is a very real way of finding out how well-prepared today’s students are to participate in society. It tests reading, mathematics and science performance by students in 65 economies worldwide. Aside from global rankings, the report discusses which educational systems are offering students the best training for entering the workforce of tomorrow, and why.

    Here’s a video that explains what PISA is or does. This video also gives some pointers on why the OECD’s number-crunchers trigger such intense debate about the state of education around the world every time they release the results of the latest PISA survey.

    External Links
    OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)

    Originally posted 2015-08-28 13:22:39.

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