Tag Archives: Asia

6, December, 2013
by EMC Admin

Why learning lessons from PISA is as hard as predicting who will win a football match

by David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk, University of Cambridge I am a statistician and I love bucket-loads of data. So I jumped at the chance to make a BBC Radio 4 programme on PISA’s testing of 500,000 school students across 65 countries. But after talking to many people and examining past PISA […]

3, December, 2013
by cathyfarmer

Keys to education success – OECD’s Andreas Schleicher & other experts: video reaction – PISA 2012

The Education Media Centre hosted the London publication of the PISA 2012 results – the OECD`s influential comparison of the performance in tests of more than half a million 15 year olds in 65 countries in maths, science and reading. According to the OECD, Asian countries are top: Shanghai, China and Singapore in this latest […]

3, December, 2013
by suelittlemore

Experts urge politicians to avoid “PISA Panic”

The Education Media Centre has collected breaking news reactions to the publication of the PISA 2012 results – the OECD’s influential comparison of the performance in tests of more than half a million 15 year olds in 65 countries in maths, science and reading. According to the OECD, Asian countries are top : Shanghai, China and Singapore in […]

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