OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Australia

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Expectation, Academic aspiration, Occupational aspiration, International comparisons, Postsecondary education, Pathways, Higher education, Academic achievement, Scientific literacy, Secondary school students


PISA has established a profile of what 15-year-old students can do and what they are like as learners. Gaining an understanding about other aspects, including what they want to do in the future is another important goal of PISA. This report seeks to explore how students’ expectations for further education are measured in PISA 2015. It addresses educational expectations across countries and across Australian jurisdictions, as well as educational expectations for different demographic groups in Australia. It also considers changes in educational expectations for Australian students over time, and for different demographic groups in Australia.

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Camberwell, Australia


Australian Council for Educational Research