International Surveys - PISA

 

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PISA is the major international study of pupil performance in which Scotland participates. PISA assesses the performance of 15-year-old pupils in maths, reading and science. The latest publication, PISA 2012, showed that:-

  • in maths, Scotland's performance was similar to the OECD average and similar to Scotland's performance in 2009.
  • in reading, Scotland's performance was above the OECD average and similar to Scotland's performance in 2009.
  • in science, Scotland's performance was above the OECD average and similar to Scotland's performance in 2009.
  • there was a reduction in the performance gap between disadvantaged and less disadvantaged pupils for all three domains compared to 2009.

 

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