Digital reading in PISA 2012 and ICT uses: how do VET and general education students perform?

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Author: Costa, Patricia Dinis da; Araujo, Luisa


The analyses presented in this report indicate that in several Member States (MS) 15 year-old students in vocational-oriented programmes (VET) perform better in digital reading than in print reading in PISA 2012. When differentiated by programme of study - VET versus general education programmes - VET students perform better in digital than in print reading in Belgium, France, Italy, Portugal and the Slovak Republic. Moreover, VET students display specific patterns of ICT-related practices. For example, they have more access to computers at school than at home and their engagement in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Literacy; Vocational education and training; Youth

Keywords: Basic education; Comparative analysis; Computer literacy; Computer assisted instruction; Digital literacy; Digital skills; Education and training needs; European Union; Skill analysis

Geographic subjects: Europe; Belgium; France; Italy; Portugal; Slovakia

Published: Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2016

Physical description: iii, 84 p.

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Also called: Digital reading in PISA 2012 and information and communication technology uses: how do vocational education and training and general education students perform?

ISBN: 9789279644382 (pdf)

ISSN: 1831-9424

Statement of responsibility: Patricia Dinis da Costa and Luisa Araujo

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 139.102

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