The PIRLS 2016 International Database has been made available for individuals interested in the data collected and analyzed as part of PIRLS 2016.
The OECD recently issued its new book-length report, "Measuring Innovation in Education 2019." The authors use the PISA, TIMSS, and PIRLS databases to look at changes in a slew of instructional and system practices across the OECD nations between 2006 and 2016.
For the first time in 2018, PISA assessed global competence: the capacity of students to see the world through different lenses and to appreciate different ways of thinking and cultures.Tomorrow’s schools will need to help students think for themselves, be empathetic and work with others.
The research, titled "Culture, migration and educational performance: a focus on gender outcomes using Australian PISA tests" compared 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) test scores of non-migrant, first-generation and second-generation migrant children in Australia.The research found out that gender stereotypes and cultural norms of a child's family heritage have impacts on academic performance in Australian schools.
Saskatchewan ranks second last in turning dollars into student success out of all provinces in Canada, even after having a higher spending ratio than most other Canadian provinces. Based on PISA test scores, this articles analyzes how spending money does not necessarily increase the quality of education.
In the recent OECD issued report, "Measuring Innovation in Education 2019.", the authors offer some fascinating peeks at how the OECD nations compare when it comes to K-12 policy and practice. This article by Rick Hess look closer into STEM for the case of United States.
For the first time, the students from Kazakhstan earned an international top-10 by performance in math and science, according to the Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). Kazakh eighth-graders demonstrated ability and knowledge comparable to their peers from countries like Russia, Canada, and Ireland, ranking higher than England, the United States, and Australia
From nine predominantly English speaking countries in the world, this article tries to explain the research attempt to measure how often people oversell themselves in society. According to the findings, men are much more likely than women to master the art of hyperbole, as are the wealthy relative to the poor or middle class.