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The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. To date, students representing more than 70 economies have participated in the assessment.
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Note summarising the performance of Italy in the PISA 2012 assessment of mathematics, reading and science.
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Note summarising Spain's performance in the PISA 2012 assessment of mathematics, reading and science.
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Note summarising the performance of the United Kingdom in the PISA 2012 assessment of mathematics, reading and science.
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Note summarising the performance of 15-year-old students in the United States in the PISA 2012 assessment of mathematics, reading and science
This third volume of PISA 2012 results explores students’ engagement with and at school, their drive and motivation to succeed, and the beliefs they hold about themselves as mathematics learners.
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Faits marquants sur la performance de la France lors de l'enquête PISA 2012 sur les compétences des élèves en mathématiques, en compréhension de l'écrit et en sciences.
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One-third of the population of OECD countries hold an upper secondary vocational education and training (VET) qualification as their highest educational attainment, and it is estimated that nearly half will graduate from a VET programme in their lifetime.
Two rounds of the Survey of Adult Skills are under way: Round 1 (2008-13) with 24 participating countries, whose results were released in October 2013, and Round 2 (2012-16) with 9 participating countries, whose results will be released in 2016. A third round is scheduled to begin in May 2014.
This event will be livestreamed at 1 pm EST on November 12. A new Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) report will provide a strong and clear call to United States policymakers to protect America's global standing through investments in education because basic skill levels are linked with employability in the global economy.