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Title Literacy skills for the world of tomorrow : further results from PISA 2000
Published Paris : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development : UNESCO Institute for Statistics, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (389 pages) : color illustrations, color map
Series PISA
Contents Foreword -- Chapter 1. Programme for International Student Assessment and Non-OECD Countries -- An Overview of PISA -- Organization of this Report -- What PISA Measures -- Reading Literacy in PISA -- Mathematical Literacy in PISA -- Scientific Literacy in PISA -- How PISA Assesses Students and Collects Information -- How PISA Can Inform Policy -- Social, Economic, and Education Contexts of the 14 Non-OECD Countries -- Readers' Guide -- Chapter 2. The Reading Performance of 15-Year-Olds -- -Introduction -- How Reading Literacy is Assessed in PISA -- PISA Proficiency Level -- Samples of the Reading Tasks used in PISA -- Reading Proficiency of 15-Year-Olds -- Percentage of Students Proficient at Each Level of Reading Literacy -- Peformacne on the Subscales of Reading Literacy -- Conclusions -- Chapter 3: A Profile of Student Performance in Mathematical and Student Literacy -- -Introduction -- Student Performance in Mathematical Literacy -- Student Performance in Scientific Literacy -- Investment in Education and Student Performance -- The Income Distribution and Performance -- Conclusions -- Chapter 4. General Outcomes of Learning -- -Introduction -- Student Engagement in Schooling and Learning -- Student Learning Strategies and Preferences -- Conclusions -- Chapter 5. Gender Differences and Similarities in Achievement -- -Introduction -- The Future Labour Force -- Gender Differences in Reading, Mathematical, and Scientific Literacy -- Gender Differences in Subject Interest -- Gender Differences in Engagement in Reading -- Gender Differences in Learning Strategies and Self-Concept -- Gender Differences in Approaches for Learning--Competitive vs. Cooperative Learning -- Conclusions -- Chapter 6. Family Background and Literacy Performance -- -Introduction -- Social, Economic, and Cultural Factors that Influence Schooling -- Communication with Parents on Social Issues and Aspects of Culture -- Family Structure -- Place of Birth and Home Language -- Summarising the Relationship between Family Economic, Social, and Cultural Status and Literacy Performance -- Is There a Trade-Off between Quality and Equity? -- Importance of Engagement in Reading and Improving Literacy Performance -- Conclusions -- Chapter 7. School Characteristics and Student Performance -- -Introduction -- Variation of Scores and Differences between Schools -- Physical and Human Resources at School -- School Organisation and Management -- School Climate -- Schools' Socio-Economic Intake -- Conclusions -- Annex A1. Construction of Indices and Other Derived Measures from the Student and School Context Questionnaires -- Annex A2. Explained Variation in Student Performance -- Annex A3. The PISA Target Population and the PISA Samples -- Annex A4. Standard Errors, Significance Tests, and Multiple Comparisons -- Annex A5. Quality Assurance -- Annex A6. Development of the PISA Assessment Instruments -- Annex A7. Reliability of the Marking of Open-Ending Items -- Annex B. Data Tables -- Annex C. The Development and Implementation of PISA--A Collaborative Project
Summary In this report, the OECD and UNESCO Institute for Statistics have broadened PISA's coverage to include eleven countries that recently joined the program: Albania; Argentina; Bulgaria; Chile; Hong Kong, China; Indonesia; Israel; FYR Macedonia; Peru; Romania and Thailand. Besides a wider geographic scope, the report also provides new insights into individual and contextual factors that influence lifelong learning effectiveness. It notably shows how some countries have overcome unfavourable social and economic conditions to achieve high overall levels of performance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-229)
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Subject Academic achievement.
Education and state.
Reading -- Ability testing.
Form Electronic book
Author Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Programme for International Student Assessment.
UNESCO Institute for Statistics.
ISBN 9264102868
9264102876 (electronic bk.)
9789264102873 (electronic bk.)