PISA Take the Test Sample Questions from OECD's PISA Assessments by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264050815
  • Totalpages : 318
  • Release Date : 2009-02-02
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This book presents all the publicly available questions from the PISA surveys. Some of these questions were used in the PISA 2000, 2003 and 2006 surveys and others were used in developing and trying out the assessment.

PISA 2018 Results (Volume I) What Students Know and Can Do by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264541887
  • Totalpages : 354
  • Release Date : 2019-12-03
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This is one of six volumes that present the results of the PISA 2018 survey, the seventh round of the triennial assessment. Volume I, What Students Know and Can Do, provides a detailed examination of student performance in reading, mathematics and science, and describes how performance has changed since previous PISA assessments.

PISA for Development Assessment and Analytical Framework Reading, Mathematics and Science by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264305274
  • Totalpages : 192
  • Release Date : 2018-09-25
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“What is important for citizens to know and be able to do?” The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) seeks to answer that question through the most comprehensive and rigorous international assessment of student knowledge and skills. As more countries join its ranks, PISA ...

International Large-Scale Assessments in Education by Bryan Maddox

  • Author : Bryan Maddox
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 9781350023628
  • Totalpages : 248
  • Release Date : 2018-11-29
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This book explores the often controversial international large-scale assessments (ILSAs) in education and offers research-based accounts of international testing as a social practice. Assessment exercises, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), produce comparable international statistics and rankings on educational performance, and are influential practices that shape educational policy on a global scale. The chapters in this volume, written by expert researchers in the field, take the reader behind the scenes to document a broad range of ILSA practices – from the recruitment of countries into ILSAs, to the production and performance of large-scale testing, and the management, media reception and use of test data. Based on data that is only available to expert researchers with inside access, the international case study material includes examples from Australia, Ecuador, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Russia, Scotland, Slovenia, Sweden, the UK and the USA. The volume provides important insights for teachers, researchers and policy-makers who use and study assessment data and who wish to evaluate its significance for educational policy and practice.

Academic Achievement Assessment by Huisheng Tian

  • Author : Huisheng Tian
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 9783662561980
  • Totalpages : 357
  • Release Date : 2018-07-09
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This book consists of introduction to academic achievement assessment, international comparison of academic achievement assessment and reference, as well as theoretical system and practice strategy of academic achievement assessment. The study indicates that the development trends of foreign academic achievement assessment are: establishing a complete education quality monitoring system; paying more attention to the function and value of independent education quality monitoring institution and intermediary organization; the orientation based on the integrated development of students growing more apparent; marching from “evaluation of study” to “evaluation for study”; and placing educational equity in a prominent position. This book is easy to understand and readable for professionals like teachers, educational researchers and particularly those engaged in academic achievement.

PISA 2018 Assessment and Analytical Framework by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264477599
  • Totalpages : 308
  • Release Date : 2019-04-26
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This report presents the conceptual foundations of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), now in its seventh cycle of comprehensive and rigorous international surveys of student knowledge, skills and well-being. Like previous cycles, the 2018 assessment covered reading, mathematics and science, with the major focus this cycle on reading literacy, plus an evaluation of students’ global competence – their ability to understand and appreciate the perspectives and world views of others. Financial literacy was also offered as an optional assessment.

PISA 2018 Results (Volume V) Effective Policies, Successful Schools by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264377899
  • Totalpages : 328
  • Release Date : 2020-09-29
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The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) examines what students know in reading, mathematics and science, and what they can do with what they know. his is one of six volumes that present the results of the PISA 2018 survey, the seventh round of the triennial assessment. Volume V, Effective Policies, Successful Schools, analyses schools and school systems and their relationship with education outcomes more generally.

Handbook of Integrative Developmental Science by Michael F. Mascolo

  • Author : Michael F. Mascolo
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 9781000041095
  • Totalpages : 514
  • Release Date : 2020-03-20
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Although integrative conceptions of development have been gaining increasing interest, there have been few attempts to bring together the various threads of this emerging trend. The Handbook of Integrative Developmental Science seeks ways to bring together classic and contemporary theory and research in developmental psychology with an eye toward building increasingly integrated theoretical and empirical frameworks. It does so in the form of a festschrift for Kurt Fischer, whose life and work have both inspired and exemplified integrative approaches to development. Building upon and inspired by the comprehensive scope of Fischer’s Dynamic Skill Theory, this book examines what an integrated theory of psychological development might look like. Bringing together the work of prominent integrative thinkers, the volume begins with an examination of philosophical presuppositions of integrative approaches to development. It then shows how Dynamic Skill Theory provides an example of an integrative model of development. After examining the question of the nature of integrative developmental methodology, the volume examines the nature of developmental change processes as well as pathways and processes in the development of psychological structures both within and between psychological domains. The team of expert contributors cover a range of psychological domains, including the macro- and micro-development of thought, feeling, motivation, self, intersubjectivity, social relations, personality, and other integrative processes. It ends with a set of prescriptions for the further elaboration of integrative developmental theory, and a tribute to Kurt Fischer and his influence on developmental psychology. This book will be essential reading for graduate students and researchers of developmental psychology and human development, specifically developmental science.

PISA Learning for Tomorrow's World First Results from PISA 2003 by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264006416
  • Totalpages : 478
  • Release Date : 2004-12-07
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This report presents the first internationally comparable results to OECD's 2003 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Survey of the educational performance of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science in 25 OECD countries.

Achieving World-Class Education in Brazil by Barbara Bruns

  • Author : Barbara Bruns
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Isbn : 9780821388556
  • Totalpages : 186
  • Release Date : 2011-11-03
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Over the past 15 years, Brazil has introduced a consistent program of reforms of its education system, progressively aligning the educational attainment of its labor force with that of other middle income countries and introducing advanced student assessment and monitoring systems.

PISA 2015 Results (Volume V) Collaborative Problem Solving by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264285521
  • Totalpages : 308
  • Release Date : 2017-11-21
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The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) examines not just what students know in science, reading and mathematics, but what they can do with what they know. Results from PISA show educators and policy makers the quality and equity of learning outcomes achieved elsewhere.

PISA 2018 Results (Volume VI) Are Students Ready to Thrive in an Interconnected World? by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264893719
  • Totalpages : 330
  • Release Date : 2020-10-22
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The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) examines what students know in reading, mathematics and science, and what they can do with what they know. Volume VI: Are Students Ready to Thrive in an Interconnected World? explores students’ ability to examine issues of local, global and cultural significance; understand and appreciate the perspectives and worldviews of others; engage in open, appropriate and effective interactions across cultures; and take action for collective well-being and sustainable development.

PISA 2009 Assessment Framework Key Competencies in Reading, Mathematics and Science by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264062658
  • Totalpages : 296
  • Release Date : 2010-01-19
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This book presents presents the theory behind the development of the 2009 PISA survey.

PISA Top of the Class High Performers in Science in PISA 2006 by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264060777
  • Totalpages : 164
  • Release Date : 2009-05-12
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This report examines who the highest performing students are, what the characteristics of the schools they attend are, to what extent they engage in science related activities outside of school, what their motivations and attitudes towards science are, and what their career intentions are.

PISA Pathways to Success How Knowledge and Skills at Age 15 Shape Future Lives in Canada by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264081925
  • Totalpages : 128
  • Release Date : 2010-03-01
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Presents the findings of Canada's Youth in Transition Survey, which complements OECD's PISA survey and offers significant new policy insights in understanding students’ choices at different ages and the impact of these decisions on consequent education and labour market outcomes.

PISA 2018 Results (Volume IV) Are Students Smart about Money? by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264728455
  • Totalpages : 240
  • Release Date : 2020-05-07
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The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) examines what students know in reading, mathematics and science, and what they can do with what they know. This is one of six volumes that present the results of the PISA 2018 survey, the seventh round of the triennial assessment. Volume IV, Are Students Smart about Money?, examines 15-year-old students’ understanding about money matters in the 20 countries and economies that participated in this optional assessment.

The Impact of the OECD on Education Worldwide by Alexander W. Wiseman

  • Author : Alexander W. Wiseman
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Isbn : 9781787147270
  • Totalpages : 296
  • Release Date : 2017-05-04
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This volume investigates the history, contexts, agendas, and initiatives associated with the OECD’s educational impact globally. The goal is to present information, case studies and empirical research about the development of the OECD’s educational agenda as a whole.

PISA Sample Tasks from the PISA 2000 Assessment Reading, Mathematical and Scientific Literacy by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264194274
  • Totalpages : 120
  • Release Date : 2002-05-28
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This book presents a sample of PISA 2000 tasks, and explains how these tasks were scored and how they relate to the conceptual framework underlying PISA.

Implementation of Large-Scale Education Assessments by Petra Lietz

  • Author : Petra Lietz
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 9781118762493
  • Totalpages : 472
  • Release Date : 2017-03-07
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Presents a comprehensive treatment of issues related to the inception, design, implementation and reporting of large-scale education assessments. In recent years many countries have decided to become involved in international educational assessments to allow them to ascertain the strengths and weaknesses of their student populations. Assessments such as the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the IEA's Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and Progress in International Reading Literacy (PIRLS) have provided opportunities for comparison between students of different countries on a common international scale. This book is designed to give researchers, policy makers and practitioners a well-grounded knowledge in the design, implementation, analysis and reporting of international assessments. Readers will be able to gain a more detailed insight into the scientific principles employed in such studies allowing them to make better use of the results. The book will also give readers an understanding of the resources needed to undertake and improve the design of educational assessments in their own countries and regions. Implementation of Large-Scale Education Assessments: Brings together the editors’ extensive experience in creating, designing, implementing, analysing and reporting results on a wide range of assessments. Emphasizes methods for implementing international studies of student achievement and obtaining highquality data from cognitive tests and contextual questionnaires. Discusses the methods of sampling, weighting, and variance estimation that are commonly encountered in international large-scale assessments. Provides direction and stimulus for improving global educational assessment and student learning Is written by experts in the field, with an international perspective. Survey researchers, market researchers and practitioners engaged in comparative projects will all benefit from the unparalleled breadth of knowledge and experience in large-scale educational assessments gathered in this one volume.

Education and Learning by Jane Mellanby

  • Author : Jane Mellanby
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 9781118728086
  • Totalpages : 440
  • Release Date : 2014-03-31
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Education and Learning offers an accessible introduction to the most recent evidence-based research into teaching, learning, and our education system. Presents a wide range references for both seminal and contemporary research into learning and teaching Examines the evidence around topical issues such as the impact of Academies and Free Schools on student attainment and the strong international performance of other countries Looks at evidence-based differences in the attainment of students from different socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, and explores the strong international performance of Finnish and East Asian students Provides accessible explanations of key studies that are supplemented with real-life case examples

The Mathematics Enthusiast by Bharath Sriraman

  • Author : Bharath Sriraman
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Isbn : 9781681230177
  • Totalpages : 300
  • Release Date : 2014-12-01
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The Mathematics Enthusiast (TME) is an eclectic internationally circulated peer reviewed journal which focuses on mathematics content, mathematics education research, innovation, interdisciplinary issues and pedagogy. The journal exists as an independent entity. It is published on a print?on?demand basis by Information Age Publishing and the electronic version is hosted by the Department of Mathematical Sciences? University of Montana. The journal is not affiliated to nor subsidized by any professional organizations but supports PMENA [Psychology of Mathematics Education? North America] through special issues on various research topics.

PISA 2009 Technical Report by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264167872
  • Totalpages : 390
  • Release Date : 2012-03-27
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The PISA 2009 Technical Report describes the methodology underlying the PISA 2009 survey. It examines additional features related to the implementation of the project at a level of detail that allows researchers to understand and replicate its analysis.

PISA Under Examination by Miguel A. Pereyra

  • Author : Miguel A. Pereyra
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 9789460917400
  • Totalpages : 334
  • Release Date : 2012-03-24
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From the 23rd to 26th of November 2009 in La Palma island, in the Canaries, the Comparative Education Society in Europe (CESE) organized an international symposium entitled PISA under Examination: Changing Knowledge, Changing Tests, and Changing Schools. During four days seventeen leading scholars of Europe and America presented their contributions to debate the different problematiques of the remarkable phenomenon represented by the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment or PISA. PISA is not merely an educational event. It is also a media circus which involves the public rehearsal for reasons for failure or success; and even, in some cases, public and political and academic explanations about why 'failure' was not really that, and why 'success' was not really that either. At the centre of all these indications, we find the growing influence of international agencies on education and schooling which is decisively contributing to a marketisation of the field of education, in the context of an increasingly multilevel and fragmented arena for educational governance based on the formulation, the regulation and the transnational coordination and convergence of policies, buttressed at the same time by the diffusion of persuasive discursive practice. Organized in four sections entitled The Comparative Challenges of the OCDE PISA Programme, PISA and School Knowledge, The Assessment of PISA, School Effectiveness and the Socio-cultural Dimension, PISA and the Immigrant Student Question, and Extreme Visions of PISA: Germany and Finland, the contributions of this book offers a comprehensive approach of all these challenging and significant issues written from different and distinct research and academic traditions.

PISA 2018 Results (Volume II) Where All Students Can Succeed by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264474901
  • Totalpages : 376
  • Release Date : 2019-12-03
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This is one of six volumes that present the results of the PISA 2018 survey, the seventh round of the triennial assessment. Volume II, Where All Students Can Succeed, examines gender differences in student performance, and the links between students’ socio-economic status and immigrant background, on the one hand, and student performance and well-being, on the other.

Teaching for Global Competence in a Rapidly Changing World by Asia Society

  • Author : Asia Society
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264289024
  • Totalpages : 40
  • Release Date : 2018-01-23
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This new publication sets forward the PISA framework for global competence developed by the OECD, which aligns closely with the definition developed by the Center for Global Education at Asia Society.

PISA Literacy Skills for the World of Tomorrow Further Results from PISA 2000 by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264102873
  • Totalpages : 392
  • Release Date : 2003-07-01
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This report extends the picture of literacy skills th PISA 2000 provides to additional countries that have recently joined the programme: Albania; Argentina; Bulgaria; Chile; Hong Kong-China; Indonesia; Israel; FYR Macedonia; Peru; Romania and Thailand.

PISA 2015 Results (Volume I) Excellence and Equity in Education by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264266490
  • Totalpages : 492
  • Release Date : 2016-12-06
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The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) examines not just what students know in science, reading and mathematics, but what they can do with what they know. Results from PISA show educators and policy makers the quality and equity of learning outcomes achieved elsewhere ...

Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA by Vasco d'Agnese

  • Author : Vasco d'Agnese
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 9781351979054
  • Totalpages : 184
  • Release Date : 2017-08-23
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Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA provides a critical analysis of the OECD’s educational agenda and its main tool, namely, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment). Based on an analysis of the OECD’s public documents, including publications, webpages, and videos, d’Agnese argues that PISA is not just an assessment tool, but rather an all-encompassing framework that intends to govern education, schooling, living and society worldwide. This creation of what d’Agnese calls a life-brand raises concerns that education and learning are becoming wares and that, consequently, we run the risk of transforming schools into providers and teachers into agents of preconceived learning packages. In pursuing only one concept of education, and a very narrow one at that, d’Agnese argues that OECD not only narrows down education to a mere reproductive process, but that such an approach also erases the basic rules by which living develops and evolves. In this sense PISA is but another form of authoritarian teaching, authoritarian teaching being understood as any and every educational project which sets aims and purposes of education without giving the possibility to discuss and challenge such aims and purposes. Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA suggests a different educational logic, emphasizing that schooling is not just a place to produce the correct skills, but is also a matter of experimentation, hesitation and wait, one in which teachers and students attempt to dwell in pure potentiality for growth. Providing a strong argument that a different way to conceive of schooling deserves our attention, this book will be essential reading for academics, researchers and postgraduates in the fields of educational philosophy and theory, inclusive education and social justice. It should also be of interest to policymakers and educational activists.

Improving Schools Strategies for Action in Mexico by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264087040
  • Totalpages : 180
  • Release Date : 2010-09-30
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This report develops comparative knowledge for reforms in teacher and school management policies for Mexico.

Education Policy Perils by Christopher H. Tienken

  • Author : Christopher H. Tienken
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 9781317483694
  • Totalpages : 200
  • Release Date : 2015-11-06
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Education Policy Perils provides educators and those interested in the future of public education with research-based and practical analyses of some of the foremost issues facing public schools today. The collection, written by experienced scholar-practitioners, offers insights that include nuanced descriptions of various challenges facing educators and recommendations for overcoming them with an eye toward more successful policy and better implementation. The authors apply their expertise to a range of issues from international testing to policy challenges related to curriculum on the state and national levels. This volume positions ongoing debates within the wider context of an education landscape struggling to displace junk-science ideology with empirical research. The scope and sequence combined with the expertise of the contributors make this volume a vital resource for educators at all levels during a pivotal time of major changes in education policy.

Miracle of Education by Hannele Niemi

  • Author : Hannele Niemi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 9789463007764
  • Totalpages : 292
  • Release Date : 2016-11-25
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"Finnish pupils’ success in international student assessment tests and the characteristics of the Finnish educational system are the focus of interest all around in the world. The significance of Finnish educational policy and societal atmosphere are continuously discussed. This book provides explanations, answers and reflections to these questions. Over 30 expert authors have contributed to this book by bringing their own specific research-based points of view.The second edition of the book introduces the new national curriculum for basic education that now provides guidelines for school-based curricula. Students’ learning with engagement and schools as learning communities are core visions of the reform. The authors also reflect on the PISA 2012 results. The book gives an example on how to use PISA information for national improvements. In Finland, all evaluations are enhancement-led and this also includes PISA measurements.The book illustrates how teaching and learning of different subjects is realized in Finnish schools and describes the essential characteristics and methods of teaching, learning materials and research on these issues.The book provides important insight and reflections to international researchers, teachers, students, journalists and policy makers, who are interested in teaching and learning in Finnish schools. It shows the results of the systematic and persistent work that has been done on education and schooling in Finland.The main features of education in Finland are: Strong equity policy.Teachers as autonomous and reflective academic experts.Flexible educational structures and local responsibility for curriculum development.Evaluation for improvements, not for ranking.No national testing, no inspectorate.Research-based teacher education.Teachers’ high competence in content knowledge and pedagogy.Trust in education and teachers."

Globalization of Education by Joel Spring

  • Author : Joel Spring
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 9781317748755
  • Totalpages : 230
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01
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Continuing Joel Spring’s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his signature clear, narrative style, Spring introduces the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling has been globalized and examines the impact of these forces on schooling in local contexts. Significant conceptual frameworks are added to this Second Edition, specifically the “economization of education,” “corporatization of education” and the “audit state.” These concepts are embedded in the global educational plans of major organizations such as the World Bank, the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD), World Economic Forum, and multinational corporations. Globalization of Education, Second Edition features new and updated information on • The World Bank • OECD and the United Nations • The World Trade Organization and the Global Culture of Higher Education • Corporatization of Global Education • Religious and Indigenous Education Models • The Global Workforce: Migration and the Talent Auction • Globalization and Complex Thought

The Primacy of PISA by Joseph M. Piro

  • Author : Joseph M. Piro
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Isbn : 9781498578509
  • Totalpages : 202
  • Release Date : 2019-08-21
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Every nation in the world wants to know where its school system fits into the global education hierarchy. This book discusses how PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) meets this need and why its influence extends beyond education and into the corridors of government, social, economic, and media power.

Assessing Mathematical Literacy by Kaye Stacey

  • Author : Kaye Stacey
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 9783319101217
  • Totalpages : 321
  • Release Date : 2014-11-03
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This book describes the design, development, delivery and impact of the mathematics assessment for the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). First, the origins of PISA’s concept of mathematical literacy are discussed, highlighting the underlying themes of mathematics as preparation for life after school and mathematical modelling of the real world, and clarifying PISA’s position within this part of the mathematics education territory. The PISA mathematics framework is introduced as a significant milestone in the development and dissemination of these ideas. The underlying mathematical competencies on which mathematical literacy so strongly depends are described, along with a scheme to use them in item creation and analysis. The development and implementation of the PISA survey and the consequences for the outcomes are thoroughly discussed. Different kinds of items for both paper-based and computer-based PISA surveys are exemplified by many publicly released items along with details of scoring. The novel survey of the opportunity students have had to learn the mathematics promoted through PISA is explained. The book concludes by surveying international impact. It presents viewpoints of mathematics educators on how PISA and its constituent ideas and methods have influenced teaching and learning practices, curriculum arrangements, assessment practices, and the educational debate more generally in fourteen countries.

PISA Reading for Change: Performance and Engagement across Countries Results from PISA 2000 by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264099289
  • Totalpages : 264
  • Release Date : 2002-11-19
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Following the initial report on the results of the first PISA survey, this report looks more closely at performance in reading.

Education 3.0 by James G. Lengel

  • Author : James G. Lengel
  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Isbn : 9780807770986
  • Totalpages : 238
  • Release Date : 2015-04-17
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In his new book, renowned educator and technology expert, James G. Lengel provides a refreshing and hopeful picture of what schools should look like and a groundbreaking 7-step process for envisioning and building them that draws on the full possibilities offered by new digital technologies. He describes the process in action through the eyes of a student, a teacher, and a school leader. Education 3.0 includes an array of tools to create a new vision, write a comprehensive plan, and implement the changes in ones own school. Based on the authors background as a teacher and administrator, his experience with the educational divisions of Apple Computer and Cisco Systems, and his recent consulting work with more than 30 schools in New York City start-up middle and high schools, this dynamic book features: A proven step-by-step process for school change complete with templates and samples, guidance for integrating the latest technologies into the overall school planning and improvement process, and first-hand accounts from schools that are practicing the principles of Education 3.0 today.

PISA Measuring Student Knowledge and Skills The PISA 2000 Assessment of Reading, Mathematical and Scientific Literacy by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264181564
  • Totalpages : 108
  • Release Date : 2000-04-25
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The PISA 2000 Assessment introduces the PISA approach to assessing reading, mathematical and scientific literacy and describes the PISA 2000 assessment in terms of the content that students need to acquire, the processes that need to be performed and the contexts in which skills are applied.

PISA PISA 2012 Results: What Students Know and Can Do (Volume I, Revised edition, February 2014) Student Performance in Mathematics, Reading and Science by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264208780
  • Totalpages : 564
  • Release Date : 2014-02-11
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This first volume of PISA 2012 results summarises the performance of students in PISA 2012. It describes how performance is defined, measured and reported, and then provides results from the assessment, showing what students are able to do.

Noncognitive psychological processes and academic achievement by Jihyun Lee

  • Author : Jihyun Lee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 9781317278177
  • Totalpages : 128
  • Release Date : 2017-10-02
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It is becoming increasingly clear that non-cognitive psychological processes are important for students’ school achievement, even to the point where their influence may be stronger than that exerted by the parents, teachers, or the school atmosphere itself. Non-cognitive psychological variables refer to varieties of self-beliefs and goal orientations – such as anxiety, confidence, self-efficacy, and self-concept – which are often seen as dispositional and motivational in nature. It is particularly important to highlight the role that confidence and self-efficacy play in school achievement, as these two self-beliefs are related to metacognitive processing – the awareness of what you know and what you do not know. Self-concept, meanwhile, tends to exert its influence on an individual’s choice of tertiary level courses. This book suggests that by focusing on students’ self-beliefs, the education system may be in a position to improve cognitive performance, since individual students’ self-beliefs may be more malleable than the cognitive processes involved in acquiring academic knowledge. Focusing on these non-cognitive psychological processes is also likely to be more effective in improving performance than system-wide interventions involving changes in policy for both public and private sector educators. This book will be useful to educational researchers, school leaders, administrators, counsellors, and teachers, in guiding students’ attitudes towards learning and school performance. It will also provide students in psychology and education with broad and nuanced insights into the drivers of school achievement. This book was originally published as a special issue of Educational Psychology.

PISA 2012 Results: What Makes Schools Successful (Volume IV) Resources, Policies and Practices by OECD

  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9789264201156
  • Totalpages : 544
  • Release Date : 2013-12-03
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This fourth volume of PISA 2012 results examines how student performance is associated with various characteristics of individual schools and school systems.