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To test the hypothesis that delayed vocational streaming improves academic outcomes, this paper analyses Poland’s significant improvement in international achievement tests and the restructuring of the education system.
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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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Ce rapport examine l’influence des compétences acquises à l’âge de 15 ans sur la participation aux études postsecondair
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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 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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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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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.
Against the Odds takes a close look at the resilient students who excel in PISA surveys despite a disadvantaged background.
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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.