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Five things to remember when the PISA 2018 results are released

Important points to bear in mind, from PISA expert John Jerrim

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Should England continue participating in PISA?

With upwards of £2m spent for England, Wales and Northern Ireland to take part, it’s a question worth asking

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Is Canada really an education ‘superpower’? The evidence is not as clear-cut as you might think

PISA: A low participation rate raises questions about Canada’s seemingly stellar PISA performance

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Should we eat more fish or more ice-cream to boost PISA scores?

Two cautionary tales ahead of December’s publication of new PISA results

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Is PISA ‘fundamentally flawed’ because of the scaling methodology used?

Concerns about part of the methodology used in calculating PISA results may have been overblown

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