The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a large-scale assessment that measures student performance in reading, mathematics and science.
Results from an international assessment of 15-year-olds reveal that the science, reading and mathematics achievement of Australian students is in decline.
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Declining PISA outcomes: Time to stop the slide
Sue Thomson discusses the implications of Australia's results from the latest international assessment of mathematics, science and reading.
PISA 2012: How Australia measures up
Results from the latest international assessment reveal that, despite still performing above the international average, the mathematics and reading skills of Australian 15-year-olds have slipped backwards over the past decade.
What can teachers learn from PISA?
International assessments do much more than rank nations; they provide valuable information about what teachers can do in their classrooms to improve student achievement, as Sue Thomson explains.