PIRLS 2016 International Database released

The PIRLS 2016 International Database has been made available for individuals interested in the data collected and analyzed as part of PIRLS 2016.

Article: Rich guys are most likely to have no idea what they’re talking about, study suggests

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.

Article: PISA founder Andreas Schleicher on the future of the education ranking

Sophie Edwards, in her article, states that the OECD's head of education Andreas Schleicher has communicated that the global education ranking system of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is now exploring skills for children that need to be taught that will make them successful in the future. He said that PISA is aiming to test and develop 21st-century skills such as critical thinking, digital learning, problem-solving, and competence.