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Pathways to Success presents the results of a study carried out in Canada which has been following the progress over nearly a decade of the Canadian students who sat the test of the Programme for International Student Assessment in the year 2000.
Over the last decade, Canada has experienced a substantial increase in the number of individuals participating in post-secondary education (PSE). This trend emphasizes the importance of understanding the pathways leading to PSE enrolment and the competencies that are associated with them.
Against the Odds takes a close look at the resilient students who excel in PISA surveys despite a disadvantaged background.
The OECD Review on Evaluation and Assessment Frameworks for Improving School Outcomes looks at the various components of assessment and evaluation frameworks that countries use to improve student outcomes. These include student assessment, teacher appraisal, school assessment and system evaluati
This paper provides initial reflections on the impact of the economic crisis on education across the OECD area by analysing the OECD educationtoday crisis survey responses of June 2009.
Iboamerica in PISA 2006 focuses on the peformance of eight Iberoamerican countries in PISA 2006: two European countries, Spain and Portugal, and six from Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Uruguay.
This report uses recent economic modelling to relate cognitive skills – as measured by PISA and other international instruments – to economic growth, demonstrating that relatively small improvements to labour force skills can largely impact the future well-being of a nation.
This paper examines the current academic and policy literatures concerning school evaluation in primary and secondary education within the OECD countries. First, it provides a typology of the existing systems of school evaluation across the OECD.
The Sixth Meeting of the ECEC Network brought together 62 participants representing 28 countries as well as international organisations and independent researchers. The meeting was designed to discuss the theme “Integration of Education and Care in ECEC”.
This report examines 15-year old students’ mathematical literacy according to the second survey of the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment, PISA 2003.