OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Australia
International comparisons, Secondary school students, Student experience, Student attitudes, Student behaviour, Learning environment, Metacognition, Educational equity (Finance), Cooperation, Teacher behaviour, Parent participation
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international study that measures the knowledge and skills of 15-year-old students and how prepared they are to use these to meet real-life opportunities and challenges. Volume II is an examination of Australia’s PISA results in relation to student and school background characteristics, and how these are related to student performance. Each chapter focuses on different indicators that cover the school community, the school learning environment, students’ attitudes and beliefs, and the role teachers play in shaping students’ learning. Together, the different indicators of student and school life provide an illustration of some of the many key aspects that make up the school experience.
Thomson, S., De Bortoli, L., Underwood, C., & Schmid, M. (2020). PISA 2018: Reporting Australia’s Results. Volume II Student and School Characteristics. Australian Council for Educational Research. https://research.acer.edu.au/ozpisa/49
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This material must be attributed as: PISA 2018: Reporting Australia’s Results. Volume II Student and School Characteristics by Sue Thomson, Lisa De Bortoli, Catherine Underwood and Marina Schmid (Australian Council for Educational Research) under contract with the Commonwealth of Australia as represented by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment who is the copyright owner of the material.
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978-1-74286-571-3 [print]; 978-1-74286-572-0 [digital]
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This is publication is Volume II of a two volume report. Volume I is available here.