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Dr John Cresswell

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Pisa : Providing International Comparisons, John Cresswell Dec 2003

Pisa : Providing International Comparisons, John Cresswell

Dr John Cresswell

OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) aims to measure how well students nearing the end of their compulsory schooling are prepared for adult life. This article discusses the findings and major issues coming out of the study. It also discusses PISA 2003, the next cycle of PISA which is taking place in Australia in 2004.


Pisa : Providing International Comparisons, John Cresswell Nov 2003

Pisa : Providing International Comparisons, John Cresswell

Dr John Cresswell

The OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) aims to measure how well students nearing the end of their compulsory schooling are prepared for adult life. The assessment is forward looking, focusing on students' ability to meet real-life challenges, rather than testing whether they have mastered a particular curriculum. This article reports