PISA 2015 results to be posted on Dec 6, 2016

December 2, 2016 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

From: How does PISA assess science literacy? Pisa in Focus #66 [pdf][blog]

“The most recent round of the assessment, PISA 2015, focused on 15-year-olds’ science literacy, defined as “the ability to engage with science-related issues, and with the ideas of science, as a reflective citizen”. To succeed on the PISA science test, students had to display their mastery of three skills: explaining phenomena scientifically (based on knowledge of scientific facts and ideas), evaluating and designing scientific enquiry, and interpreting data and evidence scientifically.”

Mark December 6 on your calendar and check out the PISA site and see how Canadian students performed.

Rowan

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