PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) 2003

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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.

Author(s): Various

Date Published: Various

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  • PISA 2003: Mathematics skills for tomorrow’s world

    This PISA-03 thematic report assesses the ability of New Zealand 15-year-old students to apply their mathematical knowledge, skills and competencies in ways that will help them in the world outside school.

    Author(s): Ministry of Education

    Date Published: November 2009

    Released on Education Counts: 02 December 2009

  • PISA 2003: Reading skills for tomorrow’s world

    This PISA-03 thematic report assesses the ability of New Zealand 15-year-old students to understand, use and reflect on a written text in order to achieve their own goals, to develop their knowledge and potential and to participate in society.

    Author(s): Ministry of Education

    Date Published: November 2009

    Released on Education Counts: 08 December 2009

  • PISA 2003: Student learning approaches for tomorrow’s world

    This PISA-03 thematic report tells us about the extent to which New Zealand 15-year-old students feel engaged in learning, display self-belief in learning particular subjects, and adopt various learning strategies.

    Author(s): Ministry of Education

    Date Published: November 2009

    Released on Education Counts: 02 December 2009

  • PISA 2003: Science skills for tomorrow’s world

    This PISA-03 thematic report explores the ability of New Zealand 15-year-old students to apply their science knowledge and skills to real-life situations.

    Author(s): Ministry of Education

    Date Published: November 2009

  • PISA 2003: Problem-solving for tomorrow’s world

    This PISA-03 thematic report explores the problem-solving skills of New Zealand 15-year-old students. The problem-solving component examines their overall capacity to solve problems in real-life situations beyond the context of the school curriculum.

    Author(s): Ministry of Education

    Date Published: November 2009

  • PISA 2003: Learning for tomorrow’s world: Brochure

    This brochure summarises the key findings of the PISA 2003 study, which included a series of five thematic reports for a more comprehensive analysis.

    Author(s): Ministry of Education

    Date Published: November 2009

  • PISA 2003: Learning for Tomorrow's World: New Zealand Summary Report

    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.

    Author(s): Comparative Education Research Unit, Ministry of Education

    Date Published: December 2004

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