OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Australia

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In Australia, PISA is administered and reported on by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). The Commonwealth, state and territory governments provide the funding for the Australian component of the study, as well as all international costs.

ISBN: 9781742862255 (paperback)


This report focuses on Australian students' performance on the PISA items that have been released in reading literacy. It includes an overview of the PISA Reading Framework, Australia's results in the PISA 2009 international assessment , examples of responses and marking guides, and the context behind achievement, e.g. enjoyment of reading, how often they read and high-level strategies for learning.