Ireland’s PISA results: myth and reality

“The recent results from the PISA surveys have got a lot of attention. In somewhat apocalyptic terms, the Irish Times referred to ‘2010: the year Irish education fell to earth’ and invited reader’s opinions on Ireland’s ‘falling literacy levels’ though the Irish Independent did carry a more balanced assessment. A careful analysis of the data reveals a more complex picture …” (more)

[Kevin Denny, Geary Behavioural Economics Blog, 11 January]


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