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Lisa De Bortoli

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PISA Australia in Focus Number 1: Sense of belonging at school

This report seeks to explore an aspect of students’ more general attitudes towards school, specifically their sense of belonging at school.
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Thinking it through: Australian students’ skills in creative problem solving

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. Abstract In every Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) survey, students from every participating country are assessed in the core domains of mathematics...
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PISA 2012: how Australia measures up

This report presents the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 assessment for Australia. Executive summary PISA seeks to measure how well young adults at age 15 (and, therefore, near the end of compulsory schooling in most participating education systems) are prepared...
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Preparing Australian students for the digital world

This report presents the results of the PISA digital reading literacy assessment for Australia in 2009.
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Challenges for Australian education: results from PISA 2009

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. PISA measures how...