International comparisons, Academic achievement, Literacy education, Numeracy, Scientific literacy, Reading achievement, Large scale assessment, Secondary school students
This document provides a summary of student performance in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018 assessment and tells us about their capacities to apply knowledge and skills in the domains of reading, mathematical, and scientific literacy. In 2018, 79 countries and economies including Australia participated in PISA. The focus of this report is Australia’s performance results in an international context. It covers Australia’s performance over time, results for the Australian states and territories, school sectors, female and male students, the geographic location of schools, socioeconomic background, Indigenous background, immigrant background and language spoken at home.
Thomson, Sue; De Bortoli, Lisa; Underwood, Catherine; and Schmid, Marina, "PISA 2018 in Brief I. Student performance" (2019).
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Place of Publication
Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)