Preparations for the assessment of 15-year-old students in 2021 are well underway. The 36 OECD members are participating and it is expected that over 50 non-members will implement the assessment too. As in previous cycles, students will be tested in reading, mathematics and science. This time the focus will be on mathematics. In addition, students will be tested in an innovative subject - creative thinking.
Planning for the PISA 2024 assessment has begun. A call for tenders for the contractors responsible for implementing the survey will be launched in June 2019.
For the assessment, of the three core subjects: reading, mathematics and science, the focus will be on science. The ability of students to learn in a digital world will also be tested. In addition an optional assessment of competencies in foreign languages will be carried out.