PISA 2018 Assessment and Analytical Framework
This report presents the conceptual foundations of the OECD Programme for International
Student Assessment (PISA), now in its seventh cycle of comprehensive and rigorous
international surveys of student knowledge, skills and well-being. Like previous cycles,
the 2018 assessment covered reading, mathematics and science, with the major focus
this cycle on reading literacy, plus an evaluation of students’ global competence
– their ability to understand and appreciate the perspectives and world views of others.
Financial literacy was also offered as an optional assessment.
The framework also includes the questionnaires distributed to students and school
principals used to elicit information about student backgrounds and the school learning
environment, as well as some questionnaires distributed to parents and teachers to
assess factors associated with student outcomes. Students in some countries also completed
further questionnaires on their educational trajectory, familiarity with information
and communications technology, and well-being.
Published on April 26, 2019
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