10-February-2010

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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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10-February-2010

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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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9-February-2010

English

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.

25-January-2010

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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.

21-January-2010

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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.

4-December-2009

English

Learning Mathematics for Life: A Perspective from PISA

This report examines 15-year old students’ mathematical literacy according to the second survey of the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment, PISA 2003.

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10-June-2009

English

Green at Fifteen? How 15-year-olds perform in environmental science and geoscience in PISA 2006

This book aims to provide important insights for policy makers reponsible for endorsing gender equity by exploring the educational performance and attitudes of 15-year-old girls and boys in reading, mathematics, problems solving and science.

26-May-2009

English

Equally prepared for life? How 15-year-old boys and girls perform in school

This book aims to provide important insights for policy makers reponsible for endorsing gender equity by exploring the educational performance and attitudes of 15-year-old girls and boys in reading, mathematics, problems solving and science.

22-April-2009

English

PISA Data Analysis Manual: SPSS and SAS, Second Edition

The 2nd edition of the PISA Data Analysis Manual provides all the information required to understand the PISA databases and perform analyses in accordance with the complex methodologies used to collect and process the data.

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22-January-2009

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PISA 2006 Technical Report

The PISA 2006 Technical Report describes the methodology underlying the PISA 2006 survey. It examines additional features related to the implementation of the project at a level of detail that allows researchers to understand and replicate its analyses.

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