PISA 2012 results: creative problem solving: students' skills in tackling real-life problems (volume V)


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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)


The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) assesses the extent to which 15-year-old students have acquired key knowledge and skills that are essential for full participation in modern societies. The assessment, which focuses on reading, mathematics, science and problem-solving, does not just ascertain whether students can reproduce what they have learned; it also examines how well they can extrapolate from what they have learned and apply that knowledge in unfamiliar settings, both in and outside of school. This approach reflects the fact that modern societies reward...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Assessment; Youth; Secondary education; Performance; Outcomes

Keywords: OECD country; Problem solving skill; Creative thinking skill; Skill analysis; Outcomes of education and training

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2014

Physical description: 250 p.

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ISBN: 9789264208063 (print); 9789264208070 (pdf)

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 116.1238

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