PISA RESULTS OR X-RAY FILMS OF EDUCATION SYSTEMS?
|Title||PISA RESULTS OR X-RAY FILMS OF EDUCATION SYSTEMS?|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Journal||Problems of Education in the 21st Century|
|Type of Article||Editorial|
|Other Numbers||ICID: 1227390|
|Keywords||PISA assessments, Student performance, well-equipped students|
To be able to develop well-equipped students in accordance with the expectations of the society is one of the objectives of every education system in every country. In this sense, monitoring student performance comparatively at international level, assessing students and schools characteristics is crucially important in order to structuring individuals’ future lives. Determining student performances in different subject areas is a way for the countries examining the performance of their education systems (Anagün, 2011). Results of these assessments and evaluations enable steering the educational policy by diagnosing/revising the failures of the system.