Lisa De Bortoli

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6 Jun 2018

This report seeks to explore an aspect of students’ more general attitudes towards school, specifically their sense of belonging at school.


18 Sep 2014

This study finds that Australian 15-year-olds are more likely to persevere with challenging problems than some of their peers in high-performing countries.


In every Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) survey, students from every participating country are assessed in the core...


3 Dec 2013

This report presents the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 assessment for Australia.

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PISA seeks to measure how well young adults at age 15 (and, therefore, near the end of compulsory schooling in most participating education...


14 Dec 2010

The reading literacy of Australian 15-year-old students has fallen sharply over the past decade, results from the 2009 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) reveal. The Australian national report shows Australia’s results have also slipped in mathematics but held ground in science.

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26 May 2010

Indigenous students are performing well below the Australian average in international tests and student attitudes, behaviours and backgrounds could provide some of the keys to understanding this, according to this report.

The report is based on findings from all three completed cycles of the...

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