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First OECD PISA report on Students’ Well-Being launches Wednesday, 19 April 2017

 

14/4/2017- Are students happy at school? Do they have good relations with their peers, teachers and parents? Is there any link between the quality of students’ relationships in and outside of school and their academic performance? These questions are central to “Students’ Well-Being: PISA Results 2015 (volume 3)”, the first OECD PISA report that analyses students’ performance in school, their relationships with peers and teachers, their home life, and how they spend their time outside of school. The findings are based on a questionnaire that the approximately 540,000 students in 72 participating countries and economies completed in addition to the main OECD PISA 2015 Survey on science, mathematics and reading.

 

Gabriela Ramos, OECD Chief of Staff and G20 Sherpa, will launch the report at an event in London, at 10.00 a.m. local time on Wednesday 19 April - full details below.

 

The report is under embargo until 11.00 a.m. Paris time/CEST (09.00 a.m. GMT) on Wednesday, 19 April 2017.

 

The following media events are planned (all local times):

 

On Tuesday, 18 April, news conferences will be held under embargo in:

 

Mexico: (embargoed) videoconference with Gabriela Ramos, OECD Chief of Staff and G20 Sherpa, at the OECD Mexico Centre, 11.30 a.m. local time. To register contact: cesar.olvera@oecd.org

Washington: (embargoed) webinar with Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director for Education and Skills, at 11.00 a.m. local time. To register contact scott.andrews@oecd.org

Berlin: (embargoed) webinar with Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director for Education and Skills at 1.00 p.m. local time. To register contact maja.sojref@oecd.org  

Italy: (embargoed) webinar with Francesco Avvisati, OECD PISA analyst, at 2.00 p.m. local time.  To register contact: francesco.avvisati@oecd.org

 

On Wednesday, 19 April, news conferences will take place in:

 

London (global launch): with Gabriela Ramos, OECD Chief of Staff and G20 Sherpa, and Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Chief Executive Officer, Save the Children International, hosted by the Education Policy Institute in partnership with J.P Morgan, 60 Victoria Embankment, London, at 10.00 a.m. local time. To register contact spencer.wilson@oecd.org 

Madrid: with Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director for Education and Skills, and Iñigo Méndez de Vigo, Spain's Minister for Education, Culture and Sport, at 11.00 a.m. local time at Ministerio de educacion, C/ Alcala 34, sala de prensa. To register, contact fjavier.garcia@mecd.es

Ibero-America: with Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director for Education and Skills, and comments by Rebeca Grynspan, Ibero – American Secretary General. Hosted by Max Trejo, Secretary General of the International Youth Organism for Ibero – America (OIJ), Paseo de Recoletos, 8. 28001. Madrid at 6.00 p.m. local time.  To register:  bit.ly/2nOVvJz .  Press contact: isanchez@oij.org.  Follow the event on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/OIJdigital/

Public webinar with Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director for Education and Skills, at 2.00 p.m. GMT/4.00 p.m. CEST to register: https://oecd1000.webex.com/oecd1000/onstage/g.php?MTID=e3b6d760b761d7eeb64f6d1f58011d76f

 

For more information about PISA 2015, journalists should contact spencer.wilson@oecd.org

 

For more details of the PISA 2015 test, see http://www.oecd.org/pisa

 

Working with over 100 countries, the OECD is a global policy forum that promotes policies to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.

 

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