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  • Ten Questions for Mathematics Teachers… and How PISA Can Help Answer Them

This report delves into topics such as, “How much should I encourage my students to be responsible for their own learning in mathematics?” or “As a mathematics teacher, how important is the relationship I have with my students?”. It gives teachers timely and relevant data and analyses that can help them reflect on their teaching strategies and how students learn.

Archived webinar: Ten Questions for Mathematics Teachers...And How PISA Can Help Answer Them


  • 6 December 2016 at 11h00 (Central European Time) - results from PISA's 2015 round of testing of 15-year-olds in science, reading and mathematics in 72 countries & economies.

  • Should all students be taught complex mathematics?

Results from PISA 2012 show that while weaker students report higher anxiety when confronted with complex mathematics problems, if their teachers work with them individually, without “dumbing down” the mathematics lesson, these students tend to develop more positive beliefs in their own abilities to solve mathematics problems. Find out more in September's edition of PISA in Focus

Results from PISA 2012 show that just because students have access to an Internet connection, it doesn’t mean that they know how to use it for learning. And differences in how students use the Internet seem to be linked to socio-economic status, although the strength of that link varies widely across countries. Find out more in July's edition of PISA in Focus.