PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment)

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The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international study that is administered on a three-yearly basis. The study assesses how well 15 year-old are prepared to meet the challenges of today’s society. PISA assesses three key areas of knowledge and skills: reading literacy, mathematical literacy and scientific literacy, and has a focus on one these learning areas in each administration.

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  • PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) 2012

    In this administration of PISA, over half a million 15-year-olds from 65 countries or economies took part, including all of the OECD member countries.

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  • PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) 2009

    In this administration of PISA, nearly half a million 15-year-olds from 65 countries or economies took part. Reading was the main focus of PISA 2009 and is reported in detail in this report - this is the first time that a learning area has been the main focus of the PISA assessment. To provide an ongoing high-level picture of mathematics and science, results on an overall scale for these two learning areas are also reported.

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  • PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) 2006

    PISA 2006 is the third cycle of a three-yearly OECD assessment of 15-year-olds. Fifty-seven countries took part in PISA 2006.

    Three key learning areas are assessed — reading, mathematics and science — with a main focus on one of these areas in each cycle. Science was the main focus of PISA 2006.

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  • PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) 2003

    PISA 2003, the second cycle of a three-yearly survey of 15-year-olds in over 40 countries, concentrates on three key areas of knowledge and skills: reading literacy, mathematical literacy and scientific literacy. This cycle concentrated on mathematical literacy. The latest PISA 2003 reports are available through this page.

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  • PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) 2000

    The first international results were released in December 2001 and two New Zealand reports were released in August 2002. The OECD has subsequently published several thematic reports covering specific aspects of the PISA 2000 findings.

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