Tuesday, 7 Dec 2010

Australian results from the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2009 were released at 21:00 AEDT on 7 December 2010.

Media release

PISA identifies challenges for Australian education

The reading literacy of Australian 15-year-old students has fallen sharply over the past decade results from the 2009 administration of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) reveal.

The Australian national report, released this evening by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), shows Australia’s results have also slipped in mathematics but held ground in science.

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Reports

Full report


Challenges for Australian Education: Results from PISA 2009 (PDF: 339 pages, 9.4 MB)
Sue Thomson, Lisa De Bortoli, Marina Nicholas, Kylie Hillman, Sarah Buckley

 

 

PISA in Brief


Highlights from the full Australian Report: Challenges for Australian Education: Results from PISA 2009 (PDF: 24 pages, 3.6 MB)
Sue Thomson, Lisa De Bortoli, Marina Nicholas, Kylie Hillman, Sarah Buckley

 

International report

The international PISA report is available on the OECD website at www.oecd.org

Media enquiries

For all media enquiries regarding PISA 2009 please contact

Louise Reynolds
Corporate Publicity and Communications Manager

Australian Council for Educational Research
Tel: (03) 9277 5582
Mobile: 0419 340 058
Email: communications@acer.edu.au

For non-media enquiries please contact the ACER switchboard on (03 9277 5555) during business hours.