The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA ) is an internationally standardised assessment that was jointly developed by participating countries and administered to 15-year-olds in schools.
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TALIS is the first international survey to focus on the working conditions of teachers and the learning environment in schools. It focuses on four main research areas: school leadership; professional development; teacher appraisal and feedback; and teaching practices, beliefs and attitudes.
This report presents the findings of our review of the evidence base on comparative practices of teacher selection and recruitment, specifically on the different mechanisms countries use to assess teacher readiness to take up teaching posts, with particular emphasis on testing or examinations.
This paper uses an approximate average percent-correct methodology to compare the ranks that would be obtained for PISA 2006 countries if the rankings had been derived from items judged by each country to be of highest priority for inclusion.
Ce rapport examine l’influence des compétences acquises à l’âge de 15 ans sur la participation aux études postsecondaires chez les jeunes Canadiens. Ces compétences sont mesurées par les résultats au test PISA obtenus auprès d’un échantillon d’élèves canadiens de 15 ans en 2000.
Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) data are now available. Data files are available in SPSS, SAS and SAS XPORT, for all countries combined as well as for individual countries.
Using PISA data from 2006, this report focuses on how 15-year-old students use learning time, both in and out of school.
Améliorer l’équité éducative, surmonter l’échec scolaire et réduire le décrochage scolaire font partie des priorités des pays de l’OCDE.
The primary purpose of the report is to explore the impact of PISA reading scores on the early labour market outcomes of young Canadians of the Youth in Transition Survey.
Using data from the Youth in Transition Survey (YITS), this paper provides an up-to-date description of educational and labour market pathways (or transitions) among Canadian youth.