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The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. To date, students representing more than 70 economies have participated in the assessment.
At the end of each assessment cycle PISA publishes test questions to inform the general public on the types of test the PISA students take. You can consult publications dedicated to the test items, try test questions and view computer based questions.
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Les systèmes d’éducation performants et les réformateurs efficaces partagent certaines caractéristiques essentielles : la foi dans le potentiel de tous leurs élèves, une solide volonté politique, et la capacité de toutes les parties prenantes à déployer des efforts durables et concertés pour atteindre leurs objectifs d’amélioration.
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Strong performers and successful reformers in education share some key characteristics: a belief in the potential of all their students, strong political will, and the capacity of all stakeholders to make sustained and concerted efforts towards improvement.
Availability of the OECD Test for Schools in the USA
Das Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) ist die internationale Schulleistungsstudie der OECD. Die Studie untersucht, inwieweit Schülerinnen und Schüler gegen Ende ihrer Pflichtschulzeit die Kenntnisse und Fähigkeiten für eine volle Teilhabe an der Wissensgesellschaft erworben haben.
PISA for Development aims to increase developing countries’ use of PISA assessments for monitoring progress towards nationally-set targets for improvement in education.
PISA-Based Test for Schools is a project which allows schools to compare their individual performance in PISA with education systems worldwide.
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Immigrant students who share a common country of origin, and therefore many cultural similarities, perform very differently across school systems. The difference in performance between immigrant students and non-immigrant students of similar socio-economic status is smaller in school systems with large immigrant populations and where immigrant students are as diverse in socio-economic status as other students.
One of Brazil’s greatest assets is its relatively young population; but you can reap a demographic dividend only if we create the conditions for harnessing the potential and the talents of this youth. High quality education remains the best engine of social progress and helps our young people find more and better jobs.