PISA Tag

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] James Pellegrino, one of the world’s foremost experts on student learning, instruction and assessment, recently sat down with NCEE’s Anthony Mackay to discuss the limits of current assessment models and how we can move toward better, more useful...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] While discussions in Congress focus on forgiving student loan debt for current borrowers, calls for making college more affordable for all students have been gaining ground amid the economic downturn linked to the coronavirus pandemic. Many top performers...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] Top-performing countries, including China, Singapore, Estonia, and Canada, have significantly more students who met baseline proficiency in all three tested subjects (reading, math, and science) on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018 compared to the United...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] According to the most recent Gallup poll of student engagement, U.S. student engagement in school—their enthusiasm for and involvement in school—drops sharply as students get older. By the time students reach 12th grade, only about a third are...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] According to research from Learning Heroes, “9 out of 10 parents of public school students, regardless of race, income, and education level, believe their child is at or above grade level in reading and math.” However, scores on...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] Despite the fact that US students had higher average scores than most participating jurisdictions on the 2019 administration of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) released last week, results showed widening score gaps between high-...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] Families around the world are under financial strain due the economic disruption of the coronavirus pandemic. As such, financial literacy is increasingly important for students. The 2018 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) included an optional section on...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Research and reports produced by NCEE’s partners are highly valuable and help to inform the organization’s work researching the world’s top-performing education systems around the world and identifying the strategies those countries have used to produce their superior...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Recently, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released the fifth volume in their series of reports on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018 results. The report, Effective Policies, Successful Schools, analyzes schools and school...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Jennifer Craw[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="21795" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="link_image" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The OECD's recent report, Dream Jobs? Teenagers' Career Aspirations and the Future of Work, found that by the time today's 15-year-old students enter the workforce, many of the available jobs will have high technical...