PISA PISA 2006 Science Competencies for Tomorrow's World: Volume 1: Analysis: Science Competencies for Tomorrow's World: Volume 1: Analysis

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OECD Publishing, Dec 14, 2007 - 390 pages
PISA 2006: Science Competencies for Tomorrow’s World presents the results from the most recent Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) survey, which focused on science and also assessed mathematics and reading. It is divided into two volumes: the first offers an analysis of the results, the second contains the underlying data. Volume 1: Analysis gives the most comprehensive international picture of science learning today, exploring not only how well students perform, but also their interests in science and their awareness of the opportunities that scientific competencies bring as well as the environment that schools offer for science learning. It places the performance of students, schools and countries in the context of their social background and identifies important educational policies and practices that are associated with educational success. By showing that some countries succeed in providing both high quality education and equitable learning outcomes, PISA sets ambitious goals for others.

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lAPTER 2 A PROFILE OF STUDENT PERFORMANCE IN SCIENCE
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1 How skill demands in the job market have changed trends in routine and nonroutine task input
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What students can do in science
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