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In 2012, 18 countries tested 15-year-olds on their knowledge of personal finances and ability to apply it to their financial problems in 2012. The tests involved dealing with bank accounts and credit/debit cards, planning and managing finances, understanding taxes and savings, risk and rewards, consumer rights and responsibilities in financial contracts.

Watch the webcast of launch event that took place at OECD (10am to 1pm CET) on 9 July. Opening ceremony by the OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development and Honorary Patron of the G20 Global Partnership on Financial Inclusion.

 

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The deadline date for receipt of the offers is: 3 P.M. (Paris time), Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

For further information, please send your questions to the following address: sabrina.traskos@oecd.org

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The metaphor “levelling the playing field” crops up a lot in discussions about pre-primary education. As well it should: attendance in those programmes has been shown to improve education outcomes later on. But as this month’s PISA in Focus shows, not even a steamroller can level the playing field of formal education if disadvantaged students are sidelined from the beginning.

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Find out how the 65 participating economies fared in the latest PISA survey in 2012 which focused on mathematics. Discover which education systems have improved over time, how equitable they are and how boys compare to girls, both in their performance and in their attitudes towards learning maths.

More than 510,000 students took part in this latest PISA survey, representing about 28 million 15-year-olds globally.

These PISA results reveal what is possible in education by showing what students in the highest-performing and most rapidly improving education systems can do.