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What kinds of activities are common among teenagers who work well with others?

Until now, there was no measure of students’ ability to work together that was consistent across countries. PISA changed that […]

Julie Harris December 10, 2019 December 17, 2019 collaboration, PISA in Focus, well-being
How do science teachers teach science – and does it matter?

Much ink has been spilled debating the merits of different science-teaching practices. Proponents of enquiry-based science teaching argue that this […]

Julie Harris December 10, 2019 December 17, 2019 PISA in Focus, science, teachers, teaching
How is students’ motivation related to their performance and anxiety?

Motivation is clearly associated with performance: students who reach higher achieve more. However, the well-being of highly motivated students can […]

Julie Harris December 10, 2019 December 17, 2019 anxiety, motivation, performance, PISA in Focus, well-being
Does attending a rural school make a difference in how and what you learn?

Increased government spending, better transport networks and higher social expectations have given way to larger schools with several classrooms, teachers […]

Julie Harris December 10, 2019 December 17, 2019 performance, PISA in Focus, rural schools, urban schools
Can academic performance help disadvantaged students to achieve upward educational mobility?

Today in OECD countries, a larger share of the population than ever before completes tertiary education. For many, especially socio-economically […]

Julie Harris December 10, 2019 December 17, 2019 disadvantaged, performance, PISA in Focus, tertiary education
Have students’ feelings of belonging at school waned over time?

In recent years, many traditional communities formed around shared physical spaces – neighbourhoods, workplaces or schools – have been profoundly […]

Julie Harris December 10, 2019 December 17, 2019 belonging, PISA in Focus, well-being
How does PISA define and measure reading literacy?

PISA 2018 focused on students’ proficiency in reading. A new framework for the reading assessment was developed in order to […]

Julie Harris December 9, 2019 December 17, 2019 definitions, literacy, PISA in Focus, reading
Case study: Arroyo Grande High School OECD PISA-based Test for Schools, from America Achieves

In 2012, America Achieves collaborated with the OECD to launch the OECD PISA-based Test for Schools and for the first […]

Julie Harris December 11, 2019 December 17, 2019 case study, schools, United States, video
Case study: Using PISA for School and District Improvement: The OECD PISA-based Test for Schools, from the Alliance for Excellent Education

The OECD PISA-based Test for Schools is an annual, school-based version of PISA, that provides individual schools with information on […]

Julie Harris December 11, 2019 December 17, 2019 case study, schools, United States, video
Case study: North Star Academy College Preparatory High School OECD Test for Schools, from America Achieves

In 2012, America Achieves collaborated with the OECD to launch the OECD PISA-based Test for Schools and for the first […]

Julie Harris December 11, 2019 December 17, 2019 case study, schools, United States, video
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