Three myths about PISA | Pedro

An interesting and well-documented post by Greg!

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I have written a few posts about the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and, in doing so, I have become aware of a number of myths that are linked to it. These are worth challenging because they get in the way of us taking anything useful from these results. The myths are:

1. We should look to Finland as an exemplary education system

Hardly a month can go by without a glowing newspaper article about education in Finland. This is a worldwide phenomenon. For instance,aDecember 2016 piece in the…

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