International Surveys - PISA
High Level Summary of Statistics Trend Last update: Thursday, September 22, 2011
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 2009, showed that:-
- in reading Scotland's performance was above the OECD average. Performance was similar to 2006, after falling in previous years.
- in maths Scotland's performance was similar to the OECD average and to Scotland's performance in 2006.
- in science Scotland's performance was above the OECD average. Performance was similar to 2006.
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