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Programme for International Student Assessment
Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international assessment of the skills and knowledge of 15 year-olds which aims to assess whether students approaching the end of compulsory education have acquired the knowledge and skills that are essential for full participation in society.
Major census-related topics and subtopics
- Students: student's proficiency in reading, mathematics and science, school computer use, level of schooling completed by parents
- Schools: enrolment, school climate, material and teaching resources
Secondary census-related topics
Ethnic diversity and immigration
Labour market activities
Limited census-related topics
Approximately 30,000 15-year old students from 1,000 schools
Every 3 years (since 2000)
Lowest levels of geography