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Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC): Full selection of indicators
Education at a Glance 2013: Full selection of indicators
PISA 2012: Full selection of indicators
The output of educational institutions and the impact of learning (Chapter A, EAG 2013)
Financial and human resources invested in education (Chapter B, EAG 2013)
Access to education, participation and progression (Chapter C, EAG 2013)
The learning environment and organisation of schools (Chapter D, EAG 2013)
Early childhood education and care
Gender differences in education
Impact of the global economic crisis on education
PISA 2012: Full selection of indicators
  • The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) focuses on young people's ability to use their knowledge and skills to meet real-life challenges. This orientation reflects a change in the goals and objectives of curricula themselves, which are increasingly concerned with what students can do with what they learn at school and not merely with whether they have mastered specific curricular content. Since the year 2000, every three years, fifteen-year-old students from randomly selected schools worldwide take tests in the key subjects: reading, mathematics and science, with a focus on one subject in each year of assessment. The latest set of results from the 2012 data collection (PISA 2012) focuses on mathematics. The 2015 assessment will focus on science literacy. The information collected through background questionnaires also provides context which can help analysts interpret the results.


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