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An investigation of reasons for Finland's success in PISA

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The Programme for International Student Assessment, or PISA, administered by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, surveyed fifteen-year-olds for the first time in 2000. PISA focuses on mathematics, science, and reading literacy, and intends to undertake a new study every three years. The administration in 2003 added a section that measured problem-solving skills. The results from all three surveys thus far have placed Finland as the highest achieving country in PISA. ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Comparative and International Education
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Educational Studies

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:62b7a22f-d930-4eb0-893d-d703fd9d182d
Local pid:
ora:5944

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