How is students’ motivation related to their performance and anxiety (PISA in Focus N°92)
While success in school is measured by performance, well-being is also an important factor. The PISA 2015 questionnaire included a section on student well-being to understand students’ mental health, satisfaction with life, aspirations and socialisation.This brief examines two of these aspects: motivation and anxiety.
Science teaching practices in PISA 2015
These materials explore the relationship between various science teaching strategies and students’ science-related performance. The focus is on enquiry-based science teaching, teacher-directed instruction, adaptive teaching and teacher feedback.
Equity in Education, Breaking Down Barriers to Social Mobility
Given economic inequality is on the increase, improving equity in education becomes more urgent. While some countries have been successful at this, every country can do more to improve their education systems where socio-economic status makes less of a difference to students’ learning and well-being.