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Educational standards and the changing discourse on education: the reception and consequences of the PISA study in Germany

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This paper examines the ways in which the results of the OECD Programme of International Student Assessment (PISA) have influenced educational discourse in Germany. It argues that the results caused shockwaves in the educational landscape and led to a re-evaluation of other international comparisons which had presented an unfavourable picture of education in Germany. The paper outlines three main areas affected by the reception of the PISA study in Germany: political discourse, curriculum dev...

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10.1080/03054980600976320

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Journal:
OXFORD REVIEW OF EDUCATION
Volume:
32
Issue:
5
Pages:
619-634
Publication date:
2006-11-05
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EISSN:
1465-3915
ISSN:
0305-4985
URN:
uuid:67f504ca-6930-4e79-b1d1-aad5b2956ed1
Source identifiers:
103563
Local pid:
pubs:103563
Language:
English

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