PISA Products


Methodology and manuals

  • Key findings: PISA key findings include rankings of student performance by country/economy and  information on student background, their approaches to learning and the organisation of their schools.

  • Databases for each year the students took the test


  • Briefs: Pisa in Focus: ‌A series of ‌concise 4-page monthly education policy-oriented briefs designed to describe a PISA topic. 


  • Test questions: examples of questions administered to the 15-year-old students who participated in PISA 
  • Background questionnaires: Questionnaires filled in by students, school principals and parents to provide contextual information
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  • Assessment frameworks: Theory behind the surveys - what they aim to achieve and how they're developed: 

  • Technical reports: Detailed description of the implementation of the surveys:

  • Manuals - survey implementation: 
         PISA 2015 manuals

         PISA 2012 translation manuals and guidelines