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PISA - Quality Time for Students: Learning in and out of School

Using PISA data from 2006, this report focuses on how 15-year-old students use learning time, both in and out of school.


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OECD Education Working Paper N°29: Impact of proficiency on early entrants to the labour market: Evidence from the Youth in Transition Survey (YITS)

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.

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Les Clés de la Réussite: Impact des connaissances et compétences à l'âge de 15 ans sur le parcours des jeunes candiens

Les clés de la réussite présente les résultats d'une étude qui a été menée au Canada. Le but de l'étude est le suivi du parcours, sur presqe dix ans, de jeunes Canadiens qui on participé au test du PISA en 2000.


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OECD Education Working Paper N°31: Does reading proficiency at age 15 affect pathways through learning and work?

Over the last decade, Canada has experienced a substantial increase in the number of individuals participating in post-secondary education (PSE). This paper describes a range of possible education and work outcomes at the age of 21, and the pathways that led to them.

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OECD Education Working Paper N°30: How does acedemic ability affect educational and labour market pathways in Canada?

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. It also estimates the effect of academic abilities, measured by PISA math and reading scores, on such transitions.

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Against the Odds: Disadvantaged Students Who Succeed in School

Against the Odds takes a close look at the resilient students who excel in PISA surveys despite a disadvantaged background.


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The High Cost of Low Educational Performance

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.


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PISA 2009 Assessment Framework - Key Competencies in Reading, Mathematics and Science

"PISA 2009 Assessment Framework" presents the theory underlying the latest PISA assessment in which students' competencies were tested in reading (both print and electronic texts), mathematics and science.

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