Did the Education Ministry artificially boost Malaysia's school scores? - Malaysiakini (subscription)

MP SPEAKS When the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) 2015 results were released on Dec 6, officials from the Education Ministry were quoted in a news report as taking pride that Malaysia's Pisa's scores for Mathematics, Reading and ...

New exam results may support Trump's claim that some American schools are worse than those in '3rd-world' countries - Business Insider

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly disparaged what he saw as America's failing school system. "We are rated 28 in the world. The United States, think of it, 28 in the world," he said in a video he uploaded to Facebook earlier ...

China's students fall in rank on assessment test - Chinadaily USA

Chinese students' scores fell across the board in science, reading and mathematics in the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) tests compared with a 2012 assessment, though they were able to retain their top 10 ranking in science ...

Canada has one of the best education systems in the world, so why can't we stop debating discovery math? - National Post

The Canadian education system is ranked among the best in the world, with our nation's students coming seventh overall in a new international study of school systems — but despite the largely good news, Tuesday's report has once again ignited the ...

Pisa results are in: Finland's gender gap in science wider than anywhere else in OECD - Helsinki Times

“The primary school is in need of an urgent reform, as too many have lost their motivation [to study], Sanni Grahn-Laasonen (NCP), the Minister of Education and Culture, said in a news conference on Monday. Finnish 15-year-old learners remain among the ...

Estonia and Finland have best EU science teaching - EUobserver

Estonian and Finnish high school students do best at science out of the EU according to a study by the OECD, a Paris-based club of industrialised nations. The so-called Pisa survey, carried out last year, tested the science, maths, and reading skills ...